Board of Directors 

 

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International Vice President Robert E Stroud International President Robert E Stroud, CGEIT, CRISC, is vice president of strategy and innovation at CA Technologies (USA). 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 Strategic Advisory Council and Governance Advisory Council. He has served as international vice president of ISACA, chair of ISACA’s ISO Liaison Subcommittee and COBIT Steering Committee, and member of the Professional Influence/Advocacy Committee and Framework Committee. He earned ISACA’s 2013 President’s Appreciation Award and ISACA’s 2014 John W. Lainhart Common Body of Knowledge Award.

International Vice President Steven Babb International Vice President Steven Babb, CGEIT, CRISC, ITIL, is technology risk, compliance and assurance leader at Vodafone (UK). He began his career with Bass, an international brewer, and has more than 20 years of consulting and assurance experience, which he gained globally in roles at companies including KPMG and Betfair. He is chair of ISACA’s Knowledge Board and a member of the Strategic Advisory Council. He has served as chair of the Framework Committee and the COBIT 5 for Risk Task Force, and as a member of ISACA’s COBIT Market Growth Strategy Task Force and COBIT 5 Task Force.

International Vice President Garry Barnes International Vice President Garry Barnes, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, MAICD, is Practice Lead, Governance Advisory at Vital Interacts. Previously, Barnes was a member of ISACA’s Strategic Advisory Council and Credentialing and Career Management Board, chair of ISACA’s CISM Certification Committee, and a member of the CISM Test Enhancement Committee. He has also participated in ISACA working groups and provided SME review of publications. He is a past president of the Sydney Chapter of ISACA, and has also held various chapter roles including treasurer and membership and certification director. Barnes has more than 20 years of experience in information and IT Security, IT audit and risk management, having worked in a number of NSW public sector agencies and banking. He is currently a practice lead, specialising in governance. Barnes has presented audit, risk and security topics at seminars, conferences and training events. During his tenure in the New South Wales State Government, Barnes founded and served as chairman and committee member on a Government forum for Information Security Management.

International Vice President Rob Clyde International Vice President Rob Clyde, CISM, is chief executive officer (CEO) of Adaptive Computing, which provides workload management software for some of the world’s largest cloud, HPC and big data environments. He is also a director on the board of Zimbra, a leader in community and collaboration software. He founded Clyde Consulting LLC and was chief technology officer (CTO) at Symantec. He chairs a board-level ISACA working group and has served as a member of ISACA’s Strategic Advisory Council, Conference and Education Board, and the IT Governance Institute (ITGI) Advisory Panel.

International Vice President Ramsés Gallego International Vice President Ramsés Gallego, CISM, CGEIT, CCSK, CISSP, SCPM, Six Sigma Black Belt, is security strategist and evangelist at Dell Software (Spain). He has more than 15 years of security experience, with expertise in the risk management and governance areas, and is an internationally recognized public speaker on topics including cloud computing, risk management and access governance. He is a member of ISACA’s Audit Committee and has served on ISACA’s Guidance and Practices Committee, the CISM and CGEIT Certification Committees, and the CISM Practice Job Analysis Task Force. He also served on the planning committee of the inaugural ISACA World Congress: INSIGHTS and chaired the planning committee for ISACA’s Information Security and Risk Management Conference in Europe. He is president of the ISACA Barcelona (Spain) Chapter and the author of ISACA white papers on geolocation, virtualization and sustainability. He earned ISACA’s 2013 John Kuyers Award for Best Speaker/Conference Contributor and was recently named Privacy by Design Ambassador by the Government of Ontario, Canada.

International Vice President Theresa Grafenstine
International Vice President Theresa Grafenstine, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, CIA, CGAP, CGMA, CPA, is inspector general of the US House of Representatives. Over the past 22 years, she has served in the inspector general community in the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. She is the chair of ISACA’s Relations Board and Finance Committee, is past president and committee chairman of the ISACA National Capital Area Chapter, and has served as ISACA’s Communities Committee chair and on ISACA’s World Congress: INSIGHTS program development task force. She earned ISACA’s 2014 John Kuyers Award for Best Speaker/Conference Contributor Award. Grafenstine was recently nominated for the U.S. Federal Government Disruptor of the Year Award for her speeches on reforming audit in 2014.

International Vice President R. Vittal Raj International Vice President R Vittal Raj, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CFE, CIA, CISSP, FCA, COBIT 5 Foundation Accredited Trainer, is founder and partner of M/s. Kumar & Raj, and director at Pristine Consulting Private Limited, and an assurance and management consulting expert. Over the last 25 years, he has directed projects in the areas of IT governance, information security, IT assurance, enterprise risk management and risk-based internal audits. He has served as advisor to boards and senior management on IT governance, cyberlaw and risk management strategies. An ISACA member for more than 15 years, he is a member of ISACA’s India Growth Task Force and has served on ISACA’s Knowledge Management and Education Committee and Asia-Pacific CACS Program Development Task Force. He has also served as director of certification and as past president of the ISACA Chennai Chapter.

Director Debbie Lew Director Debbie Lew, CISA, CRISC, is an executive director within Ernst & Young LLP Risk Transformation (USA), and an IT governance and risk management capabilities (GRC) leader. She has more than 15 years of experience in banking, insurance, internal audit, business process re-engineering, strategic planning and project management. She is a member of ISACA’s Audit Committee and has served on ISACA’s COBIT 5 Enterprise Assessment Task Force, Membership and Education boards, and the COBIT 4.0/4.1 Steering Committee. She was also a member of ISACA’s credentialing task force, which developed the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification for IT risk practitioners, and a member of the CRISC Certification Committee, which provides oversight of the certification. She is past president of the ISACA Los Angeles Chapter.

Director Frank Yam  Director Frank Yam, CISA, CCP, CFE, CFSA, CIA, FFA, FHKCS, FHKIoD, FHKITJC, is CEO of Focus Strategic Group Inc. (Hong Kong) and adjunct professor for the Nanjing Audit University in Mainland China. He is a member of ISACA’s Strategic Advisory Council and chair of ISACA’s Credentialing and Career Management Board. He served on ISACA’s board previously as international vice president from 2004-2009 and has served on ISACA’s Leadership Development Committee, Membership Board, Ways and Means Board, Marketing Board, Governmental and Regulatory Agency Board, Global Program Committee, China Task Force, Leadership Development Committee, and Chapter Support Committee. He was chair of the Asia-Pacific Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS) conference and the chair of the expert review team for the translation of COBIT into Simplified Chinese. He has also held several positions on ISACA’s China Hong Kong Chapter board, including president from 1996-1998. He earned ISACA’s 2002 John Kuyers Award for Best Speaker/Conference Contributor and ISACA’s 1998 International President Appreciation Award. He is founder of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ Hong Kong Chapter and has served as Council Member and Chairperson of the Information Security Specialist Group for the Hong Kong Computer Society, and Ambassador of the Hong Kong Tourism Board. He is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a Life Fellow of the Hong Kong Computer Society, and a Fellow of the Hong Kong IT Joint Council.

Director Alexander Zapata Lenis Director Alexander Zapata Lenis, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, COBIT Certified Assessor, COBIT 5 Implementation, PMP, ISO 22301 Lead Implementer, ITIL, ISO 27001 Foundations, is an IT consultant in Latin America. He has more than 19 years of IT governance, assurance and risk management experience throughout Latin America in companies such as Grupo Cynthus Mexico and KPMG Colombia. He has served on ISACA’s Nominating Committee, Leadership Development Committee, Education and Dissemination Committee, and the Conference and Education Board. He chaired the task force of the International Conference in Cancun on 2010, and was a member of the task force for several Latin America CACS conferences. He also served as secretary of the ISACA Mexico City Chapter.

International Vice President Tony Hayes Past International President 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 Advisory Council. 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 international president, he was an international vice president of ISACA, 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.

International President Greg Grocholski Past International President Greg Grocholski, CISA, is vice president of Global Internal Audit at SABIC. 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 the company’s chief audit executive. Currently, he is a member of ISACA's Governance Advisory Council. He 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 international vice president of ISACA from 2011-2012, and international president from 2012-2013.

Matt Loeb Matt Loeb, 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.