David Gee

CIO, CISO, Board Advisor, NED and Author

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David has just retired in July 2024 and is building out his portfolio. His is an Advisor with Bain Advisory Network an also an Advisor to JS Careers (Cyber Recruitment) and Emertel (Software Commercialisation). 

He is a seasoned technology executive with significant experience and has over 25 years experience in CIO and CISO roles across different industries and countries. At Macquarie Group David served as Global Head Technology, Cyber and Data Risk. Previously was CISO for HSBC Asia Pacific. His career as a CIO spans across multiple industries and geographies – including Metlife, Eli Lilly and Credit Union Australia. He was winner CIO of the Year 2014, at CUA where he successfully completed a significant Transformation of Core Banking, Online and Mobile Banking systems.  

David is past Chairman for the FS-ISAC Strategy Committee and awarded Global Leaders Award in 2023 for his contributions to the cybersecurity industry. A regular keynote speaker and 15-+ published articles for CIO Australia, Computerworld, ITNews and CSO (Cyber Security), David now writes for Foundry CIO.com and AICD.  

His most recent book – the Aspiring CIO and CISO was published in June 2024 and David is writing his second – A Day in the Life of a CISO with a number of CISOs from around the world for 2025.  

Next Appearance
Future of Security, Melbourne 2024
13 Speakers
8 Sponsors
Thomas Hammel
Allianz Technology Munich
Shannon Jurkovic
Australian Retirement Trust
James Ng
Insignia Financial
Laura Hartley-Quinn
Ross Mackenzie
Westpac Group
Gajan Ananthapavan
ANZ Bank
Assessing the Evolving Threat Landscape: Preparing for the Criminal Use of AI and Quantum Technology
Cyber is Everyone's Responsibility: Implementing World-Class Governance Guidelines and Conducting Thorough Due Diligence
Panel Discussion: Achieving Cyber Resilience - Developing Preventative and Proactive Cyber Strategies in Financial Services
Future of Financial Services Melbourne speaker in 2022
1 September 2022
  • Hilton Sydney
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