Dr. Derek Oliver
CISA, CISM, CFE, FBCS, FIAP, Information Audit & Security Specialist, Ravenswood Consultants
Dr Oliver is an Information Audit & Security specialist with over 26 years experience. Qualified with CISA and CISM, he is a Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society; a Fellow of the Institute of IT Service Management and a Member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals. An MSc in information technology was followed by a PhD in information security management and, more recently, a DBA in risk & security management. He was President of ISACA’s London Chapter from 1995 to 1997 then as a member of the CISA Certification Board he was jointly responsible for setting the annual, international CISA examination. He was the founding Chair of the CISM Test Enhancement Committee and currently chairs the ISACA committee charged with the development of a Business Model for Information Security. Professionally, after working as a Higher Executive Officer in the Computer Audit Branch of H. M. Customs & Excise, Derek became the Head of UK Internal Audit of a large, US-based financial processing company then founded UK-based information security & audit consultancy Ravenswood in 1995, since when he has worked on audit, security and governance projects throughout the world. He is internationally regarded as an expert in Information Audit & Security and has spoken at international conferences and presented training courses on various information security, governance and audit topics from Oslo to Cape Town by way of Orlando and Canberra as well as almost every part of Europe.