Sandro Bucchianeri, Group Chief Security Officer, ABSA

Sandro Bucchianeri

Group Chief Security Officer, ABSA

Sandro Bucchianeri is a Senior Security Executive who holds two information security-focused certifications (CISSP and CISM), as well as an MSc in Information Security from the prestigious Royal Holloway University of London.

He has over two decades of security (information/cyber/physical) experience in both consulting and CISO/CSO roles.  He has worked with large enterprises and global, multi-cultural organisations where he managed teams and programmes globally in the implementation of major initiatives relating to governance, risk and compliance, architecture and strategy.  Sandro has a strong background in security and is able to blend his strong technical ability with business requirements.

Sandro is also viewed as a trusted advisor for many of his global clients across the various industries he has worked in. His energy, highly effective communication ability with Board, C-Level stakeholders and relationship management skills, coupled with his passion for security and technology, has been key to his success.