ISACA Melbourne Chapter Board


Anthony Rodrigues, CISM, CRISC

Anthony has over 20 years’ experience in business and technology of banking and finance industry including superannuation; specialising in Internal Audit, Fraud Investigations, Risk Management, Information Security, SOX Compliance and Business Process Improvement within Europe, Asia and Australia region.  Successfully directed strategic planning, audited, and improved results. Skilled at developing innovative solutions to improve revenue, ensure compliance and cut costs.

Anthony’s professional certifications include Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE),  and ISMS & QMS Auditor.

Immediate Past President

Daniel Tomah, CISA, CISM

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.

Vice President

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.

Research Director

andreas_dannertAndreas 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.


Mitra Minai

Mitra is a recognised leader in Technology, Data and Cyber Security transformation, successfully defining and implementing Centre of Excellence Technology and Cybersecurity Controls functions across a multitude of industries, including some of the major International and Australian Banks. Mitra is a trusted advisor to senior stakeholders including Board of Directors and the Risk and Audit Committees, delivering effective governance and insights for prioritisation, investment and decision making.

Mitra has been an active member of the ISACA Melbourne Chapter Board for over 15 years, successfully leading the Chapter in various strategic, membership growth and retention and certifications promotion initiatives. She is also ISACA International’s lead liaison to the International Standards Organisation (ISO), working with International experts on the uplift of standards such as AS/NZS 31000 Risk Management, ISO/IEC 38500 IT Governance and ISO 27001/2 Information Security standards.

Director Marketing

Sandeep Taileng (Senior Leader Technology Risk CISA, CISSP, PMP)

Accomplished, senior InfoSec professional with broad marketing experience, encompassing strategic planning, qualitative and quantitative research, interactive marketing, sales promotion and visual merchandising, with the ability and skill set to provide creative, innovative, enthusiastic and forward thinking leadership in a team environment. Focused on achieving continuous, improved business performance. Strong diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading convening facilitating and building consensus among diverse individuals.

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.

Certification and CSX Liaison

Mike Trovato (CISA, CISM, GAICD)trovato

Mike is Managing Director of Information Integrity Solutions, Managing Partner of Cyber Risk Advisors, and is also the Global Practice Leader Cyber Security for ICG, a disruptor in the management consulting space. He is an internationally recognized leader experienced in information technology, risk, and security with over 30 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.

Mike is a 35+ year ISACA member.

Membership Director


Wayne Tufek is currently a Director of CyberRisk ( For over 20 years he has formulated pragmatic, business driven strategies to establish, execute and improve cyber risk management in ASX listed companies and some of Australia’s largest organisations across the public sector, Big 4, financial services, consumer products, education and retail sectors. Wayne is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and holds the SABSA SCF, CISSP, CRISC, CISM, CISA, PCI QSA and ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer qualifications. He is frequently asked to present at security conferences and events in Australia and internationally including the Australian Cyber Security Centre Conference, AusCERT, RSA APJ and CeBit.

Director Technology

zafar_issadeenZafar Issadeen, CISA, ACMA, CISSP

Zafar Issadeen is the  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_odriscollJohn O’Driscoll, BBus (UTS) CISM CISA CGEIT CIA

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.