Former Head of Infrastructure Services and CISO
Andrew Anker had overall group level responsibility for Infrastructure and Infrastructure Services for the AIA group and also manages the Technology Risk function, as well as being the Chief Information Security Officer for AIA Group. During this time he outsourced the datacentre facilities and operations along with the groups wide area network and enhanced the end user experience by moving the end user tools to the cloud allowing access via any device any where in a secure manner.
Andrew has been working within the IT industry for 26+ years with the last 20 years in the IT services industry. Originally from Australia, he has held sales, operations and general management roles in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong, covering infrastructure, applications, consulting, security and professional services. He is well-versed in sales, marketing, operations and transformation for professional service organizations across Asia Pacific.
Andrew also held the position of Non-Executive Director for a HK-listed technology firm for 3 years. For the last 16 years he has been based in Asia living in Hong Kong and Singapore working with organizations across the Asia Pacific region in thirteen distinct markets. For the majority of that time he was on the vendor side working for a large multinational company (MNC) with his last role prior to joining AIA as President of CSC Asia. In 2013, Andrew transitioned to the client side as Head of Infrastructure Services and Chief Information Security Officer for AIA Group based in Hong Kong with regional responsibilities for Infrastructure, Security and Technology Risk.