Grant Slender

Chief Information Security Officer / Queensland Investment Corporation

Grant is the Chief Information Security Officer for Queensland Investment Corporation, a global investment manager specialising in diversified alternatives. In this role Grant is responsible for the Security, Cloud Infrastructure, Technology Service and Support, and leads the organisations approach to managing information technology risks.

Grant has a Bachelor in Information Technology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business, and is an experienced consultant; risk and security manager; CIO/CTO; technology leader; software developer; published author; contributor to open source software; divergent thinker; and pragmatic innovator.

Previously, Grant has worked as the Head of Technology for several retail banking institutions; as the Manager for Risk & Compliance for one of Australia’s largest superannuation institutions; as CIO for an Australian/QLD Top 400 telecommunications integrator and supplier; and various national consulting and technical positions with global security software companies.