Our Management

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.
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GM IT CONSULTING SERVICES

Syed Azher

Syed is a seasoned individual in information security, risk management and technology leadership. He is currently the GM of IT & the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at the Impact Group, in Bahrain. Syed held senior management positions as the Technology and Cybersecurity Head for a number of blue-chip organizations in the banking and technology sectors.

Syed serves as a board member for the Bahrain Information Technology Society, leads Executive Advisory Board for Arvensys Technologies in Australia and DifferentX a New Zealand based technology start-up Company. He is also a community leader for P3 (Portfolio/Program/Project) for ISACA International, USA. He is a moderator for security roundtables and panel events, and is a sought after speaker on cyber-security and transforming individuals into high performing technology teams. In September 2016 he was CISO of the year runner-up awarded by the EC-Council Foundation Infosec Technical & Exce Awards.

His professional affiliations are: ISACA, PMI, ISC2, and his professional qualifications include: CISSP, CISM, CGEIT, CEH, ITIL Expert, PMP, PRINCE2, and ISO 27001 Lead Auditor. Syed holds a MBA from Chifley Business School at Torren University, Australia, a postgraduate in Business Administration and Information Technology from the University of Wales, United Kingdom, and he has also completed a number of cybersecurity programs from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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