David Fairman

Chief Security Officer / NAB

As NAB’s Chief Security Officer, David is accountable for all aspects of security for NAB and its customers globally. This includes managing NAB’s strategy and operations across cyber, fraud and physical security.

David has extensive experience in the global financial services sector. Prior to joining NAB, he was the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Royal Bank of Canada. David has been a senior leader at JP Morgan Chase & Co as Deputy Technology Controls Officer and Global Head of Technology Risk and Control Practices. David has also held several roles at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), including CISO RBS Americas and Head of Information Security EMEA.

David holds a number of positions on boards of directors, and was a founding member of the Security Advisor Alliance (www.securityadvisoralliance.org), as well as the Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the Australian Financial Crimes Exchange.

In 2015, David was named as one of the Top 10 CISOs to know, and is seen as a thought leader in the cyber security industry as profiled by K-Logix.

David co-authored “Cyber Risk” (2016), and co-edited “Fintech: Growth and Deregulation” (2018) published by Risk Books.