As the Head of Digital Security, Richard is responsible for ensuring the security of the OFX business, including Cyber security, Information security, Physical security and Privacy. His role is responsible for establishing and maintaining the enterprise vision, strategy and program of work to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected. This including the operational management of key security systems such as the Security Operations Centre. Richard also directs staff in identifying, developing, implementing and maintaining processes across the enterprise to ensure adequate security is in place.
Richard has worked in cyber security and technology risk management in the banking and telecommunications industries since 2009. Prior to 2009, he spent six years in technical information security roles focussed on authentication, cryptography, Internet gateway security and content management. Before his move to cyber- security in the early 2000s, Richard spent over a decade in IT core-infrastructure design and operations across a variety of industries, primarily finance and defence.