Photographic portrait of Nicki Hermansson
When we put people at the center of everything that we do, we help deliver with heart and soul – for me, that is what sets EY apart.

Nicola Hermansson

EY Oceania Cyber Consulting Leader

Energetic and passionate leader. Provides cyber and privacy services focused on building trust. Wife. Mother. Average netball player.

Nicola leads the New Zealand Cyber and Privacy services. Her team brings a unique mix of industry, consultancy and legal experience to help deliver value to her clients across the public and private sector.

Nicola focuses on helping organizations understand their cyber and privacy risks. She designs programs that are commercial, pragmatic and business-focused. She helps organizations create a cyber and privacy culture and environment that sets them apart from their competitors.

Nicola has an MSc in Information Security, and a BSc in Computer Science and Mathematics. She is also a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E), a Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) and has an ISEB in Data Protection. She is also an ISACA member and a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Nicola regularly presents at industry events on privacy and cybersecurity.

How Nicola is building a better world

"I am passionate about creating an environment where people can be themselves, feel supported, encouraged, inspired and can have fun. This results in having a highly engaged team, who, like me, love helping EY clients to build the trust of their customers, employees and other stakeholders by providing cyber and privacy programs that help deliver value and results."

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