Patrice FavreRegional Head of Information Security - Middle East and North AfricaHSBC
Patrice Favre is an International Manager with more than 18 years’ experience within the IT, IT Security and Information Security Risk fields. Working for HSBC since the beginning of his career, he has worked his way up to senior roles in Switzerland, Bermuda, India and MENA Region.
He is currently the Regional Head of Information Security - Middle East and North Africa (based in Dubai) and has been in the role since November 2013. In this role, Patrice helps the Regional Business and Functions to understand and manage Information Security Risks related to Cyber Threat, Internal Threat and 3rd Party.
Patrice is also the chairman of the UAE Banking Federation - Information Security Committee, formed in November 2015, promoting Cyber Security best practice across the UAE Banking Industry.
Patrice holds a Masters in "Leading Innovation and Change" from York St John University, UK.