Board of Directors 


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International President Christos K. Dimitriadis, Chair Christos K. Dimitriadis, Ph.D., CISA, CISM, CRISC, is group director of Information Security for INTRALOT (Greece). He has been working in the area of information security for 14 years, having run technology transformation projects and developed innovation frameworks. He holds two patents in fraud prevention and game design and has authored more than 110 publications. He has received innovation awards from the European Lotteries Association, and the John W. Lainhart IV award for major contributions to ISACA’s common body of knowledge. He has also received the ISACA Presidents Award for Illustrious Service in 2014. He has served ISACA as a Director for three terms, has been a member of the Board of Directors for four terms, chaired the Knowledge Board, the External Relations Committee, the COBIT for Security Task Force, and has been a member of the Relations Board, Academic Relations Committee, Journal Editorial Committee and Business Model for Information Security Workgroup. Dimitriadis has also served as a member of the Permanent Stakeholders Group (PSG) of the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) for 2012-2015. He holds a diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Ph.D. in Information Security.

International Vice President Rosemary M. Amato Director Rosemary M. Amato, CISA, CMA, CPA, is director of Deloitte, Amsterdam (The Netherlands); program director for Global Client Intelligence (GCI). She leads a virtual team responsible for data from the 46 member firms of Deloitte. Her previous role as Global Enterprise Risk Services (ERS) Knowledge Management leader was focused on enabling a knowledge sharing environment for the 12,000 global ERS professionals. Amato spent 12 years serving clients within IT audit, internal audit, governance, risk and control (GRC), security and controls transformations, and regulatory controls. Prior to Deloitte, she spent more than 20 years as a finance and IT professional, including that of vice president/controller for a large US footwear retailer, where she successfully implemented one of the first point of sale (POS) systems in the retail industry. Amato also has been a member of ISACA’s Knowledge Management Board and has co-chaired the Knowledge Management and Education Committee.

International Vice President Garry Barnes Director Garry Barnes, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, MAICD, , is practice lead, Governance Advisory at Vital Interacts (Australia). He has more than 20 years of experience in information and IT security, IT audit and risk management and governance, having worked in a number of New South Wales (NSW) public sector agencies and in banking and consulting. During his tenure in the NSW State Government, Barnes founded and served as chairman and committee member on a government forum for information security management. Barnes is also a member of the organizing committee for ISACA’s 2015 Oceania CACS conference. He has served ISACA as a member of the Finance Committee, Strategic Advisory Council, Credentialing and Career Management Board, and the CISM Test Enhancement Committee, and has chaired ISACA’s CISM Certification Committee. He is a past president of the ISACA Sydney Chapter, and has also held other chapter roles, including treasurer and membership and certification director.

International Vice President Rob Clyde Director Robert Clyde, CISM, is managing director of Clyde Consulting LLC (USA). He also serves as a director on the boards of White Cloud Security (trusted app list enforcement), TZ Holdings (formerly Zimbra, a leader in community and collaboration software), and Xbridge Systems, a leader in data discovery software. He chairs a board-level ISACA committee and has served as a member of ISACA’s Strategic Advisory Council, Conference and Education Board and the IT Governance Institute (ITGI) Advisory Panel. Previously, he was CEO of Adaptive Computing, which provides workload management software for some of the world’s largest cloud, high performance computing (HPC), and big data environments. Prior to founding Clyde Consulting, he was chief technology officer (CTO) at Symantec and a co-founder of Axent Technologies. Clyde is a frequent speaker at ISACA conferences and for the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). He also serves on the industry advisory council for the Management Information Systems (MIS) Department of Utah State University.

International Vice President Theresa Grafenstine
Director Theresa Grafenstine, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, CIA, CGAP, CGMA, CPA, is the inspector general of the U.S. House of Representatives (House) (USA). Over the past 23 years, Grafenstine has served in the inspector general community in both the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. federal government. As the inspector general, she is responsible for planning and leading independent, non-partisan audits, advisories, and investigations of the financial and administrative functions of the House. Prior to joining the House Office of Inspector General (OIG), Grafenstine served at the Department of Defense (DoD) OIG, where she led acquisition audits of major weapon systems and was selected to respond to high-profile Congressional audit requests. She is a past chair of ISACA’s Relations Board, Finance Committee and Communities Committee and a past president and committee chairman of the ISACA National Capital Area Chapter. Grafenstine also serves on the board of directors of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and as the audit committee chair of the Pentagon Federal Credit Union. She has received numerous awards and accolades, including the Golden Gov Federal Executive of the Year and, most recently, the 2015 John W. Lainhart IV Common Body of Knowledge Award and the 2014 John Kuyers Best Speaker/Conference Contributor Award from ISACA.

International Vice President Leonard Ong Director Leonard Ong, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CPP, CFE, PMP, CIPM, CIPT, CISSP ISSMP-ISSAP, CSSLP, CITBCM, GCIA, GCIH, GSNA, GCFA, COBIT 5 Implementer and Assessor (Singapore), is associate director at Merck. He has more than 15 years of experience in information and corporate security in the telecommunication, enterprise and banking industries. He has led the Enterprise Governance and Security practice for a regional firm, and was head of Information Security Risk & Operation, Asia-Pacific for Barclays Capital. During his tenure with Nokia Siemens Networks, he provided professional security services for regional telecommunication carriers. He spent seven years with Nokia, securing Nokia businesses in the Asia-Pacific region. Ong has served the ISACA Singapore Chapter as president for two terms. He has also served as honorary chairman for the ASIS International Chapter. He has received recognition from leading information security associations, such as (ISC)2 and ASIS International. He was awarded Information Security Leadership Achievement (ISLA)—Senior Information Security Professional category in 2011, and Professional Certification Board Regional Award in 2014. The National Infocomm Competency Centre (NICC) named Ong IT Specialist of the Year in 2005. He received the K. Wayne Snipes Award in 2013 in recognition of the ISACA Singapore Chapter being the best very large chapter in Asia.

International Vice President Andre Pitkowski Director Andre Pitkowski, CGEIT, CRISC, OCTAVE, CRMA, ISO27kLA, ISO31kLA, COBIT 5 Foundation Trainer, is a principal consultant with APIT Consultoria de Informática Ltd. (Brazil). With 25 years’ experience, Pitkowski manages projects for risk assessment on critical assets, risk maps and IT projects for IT governance and compliance (using COBIT) at national and international companies. He frequently presents on COBIT at events worldwide and is a professor of post-graduate and MBA courses at universities in Brazil. He is a member of ISACA’s Framework Committee, subject matter expert for COBIT 5 and COBIT 5 for Risk, and is the Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) Liaison for Brazil. His is also president of the ISACA Sao Paulo Chapter.

International Vice President Eddie Schwartz Director Eddie Schwartz, CISA, CISM, CISSP-ISSEP, PMP, is president and COO of WhiteOps (USA). Previously, he was vice president and chief information security officer (CISO) for RSA. Schwartz has more than 25 years’ experience in the information security field. Prior to RSA, he was CSO of NetWitness (which he co-founded and which was acquired by EMC), CTO of ManTech, EVP and general manager of Global Integrity (acquired by INS), SVP of Operations of Guardent (acquired by VeriSign), CISO of Nationwide Insurance, a senior computer scientist at CSC, and a Foreign Service officer with the U.S. Dept. of State. He is a recipient of the 2013 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders Award. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute and an adjunct professor of Cyber Security at George Mason University. He serves on the advisory boards for Observable Networks and My Digital Shield, Inc. He also serves as the vice president and treasurer of the ISSA National Capital Chapter. He is chair of ISACA’s Cybersecurity Task Force and a member of the ISACA Strategic Advisory Council.

International Director Zubin Chagpar, Director Zubin Chagpar, CISA, CISM, PMP, focuses on Venture Capital Business Development in EMEA for Amazon Web Services (UK). He also heads up Amazon’s Lean Enterprise program in EMEA, a program that engages enterprises and startups. Chagpar has more than 15 years of experience working in technology and management for Silicon Valley-based companies including Google, VeriSign and Exodus (now CenturyLink). At Google, he was responsible for the deployment of its Global Content Distribution Network, the backbone of YouTube. He started his career working on a virtualization solution, a precursor to cloud computing, for microprocessor design giant, Synopsys in 2000. He also was the managing director of a Spanish government-sponsored incubator in San Francisco. Chagpar is an adjunct professor at IE Business School, where he teaches rapid prototyping and market validation using 3D printers. He is a faculty advisor at Wharton Business School. He also curates the Startup Digest, a weekly blog with 60,000 subscribers.

International Director R.V. Raghu  Director R.V. Raghu, CISA, CRISC, is director of Versatilist Consulting India Pvt. Ltd. (India). Raghu cofounded Versatilist, which provides consulting, training and auditing services in information security, IT service management, business continuity and enterprise risk management. He has more than a decade of extensive, hands-on, global experience in various industries, including engineering, manufacturing, IT, ITeS, BFSI, chemicals, mining and telecom. He has provided training, consulting and implementation support for establishing management systems compliant to ISO international standards and other frameworks, such as CMMI and COBIT. He is president of the ISACA Bangalore Chapter, where he has served as director of membership, secretary, vice president previously.

Director Jo Stewart-Rattray Director Jo Stewart-Rattray, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, FACS CP, is director of information security and IT assurance at BRM Holdich (Australia). Stewart-Rattray has more than 25 years’ experience in the IT field; some of which were spent as CIO in the utilities space, and 15 in the information security arena. She was a member of CIGRE’s international working group B5.38, which assessed information security risks in power system operations within SCADA systems and the implementation of appropriate controls. She regularly contributes to cybersecurity-related research initiatives. She previously served as a Director on the ISACA board, along with past president of the ISACA Adelaide Chapter. She also is past chair of ISACA’s Audit Committee, Leadership Development Committee and Security Management Committee. She also sits on the Australian Computer Society’s National Congress.

International Vice President Robert E Stroud Past Chair Robert E Stroud, CGEIT, CRISC, is principal research analyst, Infrastructure and Operations, with Forrester Research. He joined CA Technologies from the Australian computer security company Cybec, where he was responsible for the company’s successful global expansion, including entry into the North American market. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the finance industry, successfully managing multiple initiatives in both the IT and retail banking sectors related to IT service management and process governance. He is a member of ISACA’s Governance Committee and has served as Director of ISACA, chair of ISACA’s ISO Liaison Subcommittee and COBIT Steering Committee, and member of the Professional Influence/Advocacy Committee, Strategic Advisory Council and Framework Committee. He earned ISACA’s 2013 President’s Appreciation Award and ISACA’s 2014 John W. Lainhart Common Body of Knowledge Award. He was also named winner of the itSMF UK 2014 Paul Rappaport Award for his contributions to service management.

International Vice President Tony Hayes Past Chair Tony Hayes, CGEIT, AFCHSE, CHE, FACS, FCPA, FIIA, is appointed Deputy Director-General of the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services in the Queensland Government (Australia). He has extensive experience across the Queensland public sector at the senior executive level in various departments such as the Public Service Commission and Queensland Health. Currently, he is a member of ISACA’s Governance Committee. He has been a member of ISACA since 2003 and has served on several ISACA volunteer bodies, including as a member of the Strategic Advisory Council and as president of the IT Governance Institute Board of Trustees. Prior to his role as chair, he was a director of ISACA and served as chair of the Relations Board and the Finance Committee. Hayes is also an adjunct professor and member of the Business Information Systems Advisory Committee for the School of Business at the University of Queensland.

Past International President Gregory Grocholski Past Chair Greg Grocholski, CISA, is a member of ISACA’s Governance Committee and past chair of ISACA. He is also vice president, Global Internal Audit, at SABIC, where he leads and manages the internal audit department on a global level, to ensure the implementation of internal audit best practices worldwide. Previously, he was global business finance director for the Ventures and Business Development unit within The Dow Chemical Company, a role he took after serving as chief audit executive at Dow. Grocholski has been chair of ISACA's Finance Committee, Assurance Committee and Knowledge Board, and member of ISACA's Strategic Advisory Council, Audit Committee, Professional Influence and Advocacy Committee, and Professional Issues Task Force. He is a board member of the Michigan Baseball Foundation, vice president/treasurer of the Great Lakes Loons, president of The H Hotel Holding LLC, supervisory (audit) committee chair of the Dow Chemical Employee's Credit Union and a member of Northwood University's Accounting Advisory Council. In 2013, he received the Saginaw Valley State University's Distinguished Alumni Award in recognition of his distinguished service and accomplishments. He was a director of ISACA from 2011-2012, and chair from 2012-2013.

Matt Loeb Director and CEO Matt Loeb, CGEIT, FASAE, CAE, is chief executive officer of ISACA. Prior to joining ISACA, he completed a 20-year career as staff executive for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and as the executive director of the IEEE Foundation. His experience includes enterprise strategy, corporate development, global business operations, governance, publishing, sales, marketing, product development and acquisitions functions in a variety of for-profit and nonprofit organizations.