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Ross Spelman

EY Ireland Cybersecurity Director and Lead

Cybersecurity all-rounder. Industry speaker and lecturer. Technology enthusiast and frequent harbinger of cyber threat intelligence and trends.

Areas of focus Cybersecurity Consulting
Office Dublin, IE

Ross is a Director and leader of EY’s Cybersecurity practice as part of the Technology Consulting service offering based in our Dublin office. He leads a large pool of highly specialised cybersecurity resources on a diverse range of projects.

With close to 20 years’ experience in Information Technology, Cybersecurity and IT Risk Management, Ross has worked across a wide range of industry sectors, including technology, financial services, retail, government, manufacturing and utilities.

Prior to joining EY, Ross was a Senior Manager in a Cyber Risk Advisory practice in another large global Consulting organisation. He had responsibility for business development, team management and client delivery.

Ross holds an MSc in Cloud Computing (CIT) and an MSc in Software Engineering (NUIG), in addition to a PGDip in Business Leadership (UCD Smurfit).

Ross is a qualified ISO27001 Lead Implementer and is CISM, SABSA, ITIL, Prince2, AWS, and Azure certified. 

Ross has led multiple framework alignment engagements based on ISO27001, NIST CSF, ITIL, COBIT, and TOGAF best practices.

Ross has also worked on a number of engagements supporting clients in meeting regulatory requirements including the NIS Directive, GDPR and PSD2.

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