Mr. Muhammad Maad is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Faysal Bank Limited. He has over 24 years’ experience within the Information Technology, Information Security and Consulting Services. Earlier in his career, he was the Executive Director – IT Advisory for Ernst & Young, Chief Information Officer for ZTBL, and Head of IT for HSBC Pakistan.
As Head of IT and CIO, he successfully managed the core banking system implementation for his previous employers, whilst transforming the IT function as an effective forward-looking business enabler. As a consultant, he helped organizations’ IT functions to add value and operate effectively, providing the required objectives. He also focused on the information security domain and managed a number of engagements ranging from baseline reviews to ISMS de-velopment & implementation. He undertook numerous IT audit engagements including banks, manufacturing companies, and pharmaceuti-cals during his tenor with Ernst & Young.
Mr. Maad is a frequent faculty for various curriculum including CISA and CISM. He provides guidance and support to young professionals in their career development. He holds Master degree MBA-IT and Masters in Computer Science. He has also obtained professional qualification Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Project Management Professional (PMP) and ITIL V3 Foundation (ITILV3F). He is member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), USA and has been on the Board of ISACA Karachi Chapter for many years holding various portfolios.