Dr. Peter Berlich
CISA, CISM, CISSP-ISSMP; Principal Consultant, Birchtree Consulting
Peter Berlich is the founder of Birchtree Consulting, providing IT Security and Risk consultancy, including trouble shooting, development of IT Security policies, processes and procedures, tactical and strategic project and program management and support for recruiting and staff development. He worked as Delivery Project Executive, IT Security and Compliance Manager on several large Strategic Outsourcing accounts at IBM Global Services. He managed security programs and operations on a global level. Before joining IBM, Peter was global Information Security Manager at ABB, building and managing the company's first global IT Security organization. Peter is a physicist by training and was seconded to European Particle Laboratory CERN. He has acquired a number of professional credentials in the area of IT Security management and governance, including CISA, CISM and CISSP with ISSMP concentration. He is Chairman of German Informatics Society’s section for Security Management, and a Board member of certification organization (ISC)². He is the author of numerous articles on the subject of IT Security, Privacy and Professionalism.