ISACA Melbourne Chapter Board
Daniel has over 13 years experience and has a strong mix of governance, risk and security, assurance (external audit / internal audit /
advisory), technology and business skills. Daniel has worked across a range of private industries including finance, banking, telecommunications, insurance, and manufacturing. Additionally, Daniel has experience in both state and federal government.
Immediate Past President
Andreas Dannert, CISA, GSEC (exp.)
For over 20 years Andreas has been working in IT and during that timeframe he has worked as a Consultant for all kinds of organisations, across various industries, including the public sector. Starting of with research in the area of Open Communication Systems, then focussing on IT Infrastructure and lately concentrating on IT audit, security and risk management.
As president of the ISACA Melbourne Chapter he is responsible for managing and leading the chapter as a whole. You can contact him using the Melbourne Chapter Board contact form.
Anthony Rodrigues, CISM, CRISC
Anthony has over 20 years’ experience in business and technology of banking and finance industry having worked for Bank of America in his last role as Vice President specialising in Internal Audit, Operational Risk, IT Security and SOX Compliance and has had wide ranging responsibilities for Risk Management across 13 countries in the Asia and Australia region.
Anthony currently works at LUCRF Super, Australia’s first industry fund, as an Internal Auditor. Prior to joining LUCRF Super, he has worked with NAB, ANZ and KPMG.
Anthony’s professional certifications include CISM, CRISC, Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and ISMS & QMS Auditor.
A tertiary qualified Business Operational and Technology Governance, Risk and Compliance professional with over 13 years of experience in risk and control management across private and public industry sectors within Europe, Asia and Australia. Mitra has worked extensively with CROs, CIOs, Heads of Risk & Compliance and IT Managers and successfully formulated numerous Business and IT strategies and supporting governance structures. I have managed large scale programs and projects and extensive budgets with focus on risk identification and management and compliance with local and international regulatory requirements. She is a Subject Matter Professional in AS/NZS 31000, COBIT (licensed COBIT 5 Trainer), APS115, APS231 and APS232, ISO27001/2, VAL IT, ITIL and Sarbanes Oxley.
Ashutosh Kapse, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC
An MBA degree, majoring in IT Management (1989) with Post Graduate Diploma in Business Systems from Monash University (1991).
Have 19+ years experience in IT of which 14+ years have been in Australia.
An individual with stable career progression, including executive leadership. Experience in Information Security, ICT Governance, IT operations, Strategic ICT planning, Consulting and Business Process Re-engineering.
Posses a strong technical, financial and business acumen. Management skills are evidenced through successful management of teams at a National Level. Staff mentoring skills, have been demonstrated through managing technical, pre-sales and sales teams.
Demonstrated success in building, fostering and nurturing relationships – with customers, employees, vendors and partners.
Demonstrated expertise in Information Security Standards – IRAP Certified Assessor.
Pippa Andrews, CISA, CRISC
Pippa is highly qualified and experienced in IT Audit, Risk, Assurance, and Advisory Services with a background in large complex corporate and professional services environments with leading global companies.
Pippa is currently predominantly responsible for the IT internal audit function at a variety of clients; supporting the external IT audit function; and for IT risk/control based advisory engagements.
Pippa has been actively involved with ISACA for many years, has held all Board positions on the ISACA Melbourne Chapter Board, was on the ISACA COBIT 5 Taskforce and the ISACA COBIT 5 for Assurance Taskforce, actively involved in reviewing, providing directions and leading workshops as part of the process to update the COBIT framework.
Director Professional Development
Joseph Spiteri (MBCS, CITP, MACS, Dip T&D (Leic.), CISA, CGEIT, SFIA Accredited Consultant , ITIL V3 Expert, ISO/IEC 20000)
Joseph is a Chartered IT Professional and experienced Management Consultant holding ITIL Expert, ISO/IEC 20000, SFIA, Governance in Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and Information Systems Auditing (CISA) qualifications. Over 15 years, Joseph delivered ITSM Programs and cultural
change across numerous public and private organisations. When engaged in projects, Joseph’s blend of
international expertise and wide knowledge base, allow him to deliver solid results, as an effective organisational change agent.
In Australia over the last 10 years, Joseph’s know-how has been embedded in performance and compliance uplifts of 24 diverse Australian organisations. Complementing his broad ITSM knowledge base and track record, is Joseph’s experience in; Governance/Risk/Compliance, Training and Development, Knowledge Management and Organisational Learning concepts. Joseph is an Accredited SFIA Consultant, an approved CITP assessor for the British Computer Society and professional member of the BCS, ACS and ISACA.
Mike is Managing Partner of Cyber Risk Advisors and is an internationally recognized leader experienced in information technology, risk, and security with 36 years of experience. He had leadership roles in EY’s Asia Pacific, FSO, and Oceania Advisory Cyber Security and Infrastructure Risk and Controls services teams over the past 10 years and also established the Melbourne Advanced Security Centre.
Prior to joining the National Australia Bank Group’s strategic technology risk and security function, he lead a one year assessment of all 12 major critical infrastructure telecommunications and energy companies for NY State Department of Public Service – post 9/11.
He was also a partner at KPMG’s IRM team in NYC, a principal in MasterCard International’s $65M strategic systems refreshment programme Omni, and a Senior Technology Auditor, helping build world class internal audit department at Salomon Brothers, post scandal. He started his career as an management consultant at Price Waterhouse.
Nitin Singh, CISA, CRISC
Nitin is a Senior Manager in the Advisory Practice of EY in Melbourne. With over 10 years of experience and qualifications in Technology Risk, Compliance and Audit; Nitin has been responsible to strategise, execute and manage complex risk and compliance assessments across technology, security, business operations and large IT transformation programs.
His current focus is supporting organizations with adoption, assessment and implementation of COBIT 5, IT and Security Transformation, IT Program Project Risk Management, Data Protection & Privacy Assessments and compliance with industry and country specific legislative and regulatory requirements impacting IT operations and systems.
Nitin’s professional qualifications and certifications include: Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Melbourne Business School (MBS), Master of Information Technology (IT) – RMIT University, Melbourne, Bachelor of Technology – National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jalandhar, India, Licensed Trainer – Introduction to COBIT 5, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), and ITIL Fundamentals Certified.
The Secretary for ISACA Melbourne Chapter shall:
- Take minutes of the meetings of the Chapter Board, membership meetings, and annual general meeting, and maintain a copy of the records;
- Be responsible for the legal affairs, Chapter records and correspondence pertaining to the Chapter;
- Assist the President in the administration of Chapter membership meetings;
- The Secretary shall prepare notices of all meetings and relevant agendas for those meetings; and
- Assist the President to ensure that appropriate action is taken in accordance with all resolutions of the meetings.
Zafar Issadeen, CISA, ACMA, CISSP
Zafar Issadeen is the Acting Technical Director and is responsible for the management of the Chapter Website.
Zafar has extensive experience spanning 10 years in consulting as the Head of Project Delivery at QA-Software and previously as an ICT Advisor with KPMG.
John O’Driscoll is the current Certification Directors on the ISACA Melbourne Chapter Board. He moved to Melbourne from Sydney in early 2011 to take on the role of Senior Manager Information & Technology Risk with the ANZ Banking Group. Prior to moving to Melbourne, John was the Head of IT Risk and Security at AMP, and has over 25 years experience in IT Risk and Security. He has held senior executive positions in IT Risk, Security, BCP, and IT Audit in a number of major financial institutions and the public sector.
John has a keen interest in the IT risk management profession, and has been actively involved with ISACA and the IIA for many years. John is also a member of the ISACA Global Privacy Guidance Taskforce. John has been a university and college lecturer, and has presented a number of papers at international and local conferences.