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Over 14 years of experience in the ICT training and education arena, Raj started his information security career in a government owned National Cybersecurity Agency in Malaysia prior joining IMPACT.




Raj Kumar Kunhiraman, ISO/IEC27001 Lead Auditor, ABCP
Manager, Training & Skills Development, International Multilateral Partnerships Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT)





Currently at IMPACT, he manages and implements Information Security Capability and Capacity Building Programmes for Information Security professionals and practitioners of ITU-IMPACT’s partner countries. He has been instrumental in organising various training programmes to meet knowledge and skills requirements of Information Security professionals.

During his tenure in a government owned National Cybersecurity Agency in Malaysia he was actively involved in vocational skills course development project in support of the Centre for Instructor & Advanced Skill Training (CIAST) (under the purview of Ministry of Human Resources, Malaysia prior his appointment as a reviewer for Information Security module developed by CIAST. He has also written numerous articles on information security focusing mainly on developing Information Security Awareness programmes.

Raj was appointed as a Technical Committee Member for Risk Management under SIRIM (Government-owned Technical and Quality Services provider) and as a Working Group member on Security Controls and Services Committee under ISO/IEC JTC1/SC27-IT-Security Techniques. He had attained Information Security Management System (ISMS) ISO27001:2005 Lead Auditor certification and became part of the ISMS Internal Audit team for CyberSecurity Malaysia.

Raj is a certified Associate Business Continuity Professional by DRII International and a graduate in MSc. E-Commerce from University of Westminster, U.K. He is strongly involved in giving talks on Internet Misuse, Internet Issues for governmental organisations and agencies such as MAMPU (Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit), Judicial and Legal Training Institute (ILKAP), Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM), Chief Government Security Office, Ministry of Defence, and in universities.







Patrick Mcilwee, Bsc(Hons) M.B.A, FBCI,FICPEM
Fellow, Business Continuity Institute (BCI)
Director, Resilience, Legislation & Enforcement, Syndicus Information Security LLP


Patrick Mcilwee, a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute & Fellow of the Institute of Civil Protection & Emergency Management, and a member of the Institute of Emergency Safety Managers. He is the Director of Resilience, Legislation & Enforcement at Syndicus Information Security LLP, and has over 20 years experience in the fields of disaster management and business continuity and has been involved in operational responses to over 4752 incidents around the world .

Patrick’s wide ranging experience, including detailed knowledge of many ISO standards, and is in fact an examiner on Lead Auditor exams for some standards Bodies, this has enabled him to offer advice and support across the range of Multi-Nationals to SMEs in a wide variety of sectors including; Airports Authorities, Local Government, oil companies, Health Services, Industrial Organizations, Mining companies , Local Authorities, Retail Outlets, Transport & Logistics Organizations, Utilities Companies, Voluntary Organizations, Banks and Banking Regulators. This includes HAZOP Process Safety management and may other aspects involved with the oil & Gas industry

For many years a prominent member of the BCI’s Global Membership Council, Patrick has used his in depth knowledge to help develop certification standards and skills benchmarking, including the BCI entrance exam and the CFA European standard. He has also volunteered his experience to co-ordinate a BCI response to the recent tragic event in Japan following the March 2011 earthquake. Additionally Patrick acts as an international guest speaker for the BCI and the BCM community.

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