Mr. Ian Simpson

Security Expert

Mr. Ian Simpson

Security Expert


Ian is an extremely experienced and business-oriented security, risk, and governance professional.

Having worked in Information Technology for more than 20 years, with more than 18 years in security and risk in operational and consulting roles, Ian recognizes the need for security controls and frameworks to be both pragmatic and in alignment with risk appetite and business drivers.

A member of ‘SACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association), Ian holds both the CGEIT (Certificate in the Governance of Enterprise IT) and CISM (Certificated Information Security Manager)

Additionally, Ian holds the SANS GSEC certification, and is certified as a Lead Auditor in ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management System)

Industry Experience
Ian has extensive experience in Governance, Risk, Compliance and Security roles (operational and consulting), including 3.5 years with Vietnam International Joint Stock Bank (VIB) in Ha Noi, Vietnam for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Prior to joining VIB, Ian had multiple Operational, Audit, Disaster Recovery, Consulting and Compliance roles in Australian and England including 7 years with the Bank of Western Australia/Commonwealth
Bank of Aust.

In 2015, Ian established an Information Security Services Company providing assurance, training and consulting to Vietnamese clients. This company has now joined TCI Ltd. to “raise the bar” in customer
service excellence across all security and governance domains.

Education / Certifications

MSc Information Systems_Security
(Charles Sturt University)

Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (ISACA)

Certified Information Security Manager (ISACA)

GIAC Security Essentials (SANS Institute)

ISO 27001:2013 Lead Auditor