Gilbert Verdian

Chief Information Security Officer
eHealth NSW

Gilbert is currently the CISO at eHealth NSW, responsible for the confidentiality, integrity and availability of NSW Health. He has worked and lived
in the UK and Australia delivering transformation programs and providing Cybersecurity, technical and management advice to organisations and
Governments around the world. Prior to his Australian Government experience, he was the Deputy CTO and CISO at HM Treasury in
the UK, working with Cabinet Ministers and the Chancellor responsible for securely transforming Central Government Departments including the systems that are critical for the operating and running of the UK economy.
 
Responsibilities covered Downing St, Cabinet Office, Bank of England, Financial Services Authority and the Debt Management Office. He was also the CTO at UKFI, responsible for rapidly establishing the agency during the financial crisis to take ownership of £350B worth of toxic assets from distressed banks.
 
His last role up until December 2013 was with the Ministry of Justice in the UK as the SIAM Security and Information Assurance Lead, responsible for delivering the £1 Billion transformation program using the new Service Integration and Management procurement and integration model.
 
Previous to his time in the UK, Gilbert worked in Australia with the Federal Government, Defence and private sector helping them transform and secure their organisations.