Hussein Bahgat
Head of Information Security Africa & Middle EastStandard Chartered Bank

Hussein is an Information and Cyber security professional with more than 25 years of experience. He Joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2015 as the Regional Head of Information Security for Africa, Middle East & UAE.

He has managed Information security in multiple financial organizations where he has assisted to develop Information security improvement programs around security standards such as PCI-DSS, ISO27001, NIST, NESA IA and COBIT.

Hussein is a member of many financial industry collaboration groups, formal banking committees and associations around the region that are focused on cyber security intelligence, regulatory development and Cyber security maturity.

He is a passionate Cyber crime fighter who believes in fighting cyber crime through transparency and collaboration within the banking industry and is one of the founding members of the UAE Cyber Intelligence sharing platform TASHARUK.

Hussein graduated from Solvay Brussels School in Belgium.