Muhammad MaadChief Information Security Officer at Faysal Bank Limited
Mr. Maad is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Faysal Bank Limited. He has over 29 years’ experience within the Information Technology, Information Security and Technology Advisory Services. Earlier in his career, he held the positions as 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 development & implementation. He undertook numerous IT audit engagements including banks, manufacturing companies, and pharmaceuticals during his tenure 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 is member of the Cyber Security Forum of the Pakistan Banks Association, Cyber Security Alliance Pakistan, and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), USA. He was on the Board of ISACA Karachi Chapter for many years holding various portfolios.