Independent Advisor & International Speaker – payments, risk, cybercrime, & digital innovation
Chairman Advisory Board, Ensygnia
Chairman Global Advisory Board, Centre for Strategic Cybercrime & Security Science
More than 20 years in financial services made Neira believe in change through innovation & partnerships. She is regularly invited to advise organisations at board level and address global audiences on payments, cybercrime, risk, information security and business turnaround. She has directed many global change programmes, launched new products/services & managed process reengineering practices. Neira strives to demystify risk and raise cybercrime awareness whilst promoting digital innovation.
She chairs the Advisory Board for mobile innovator Ensygnia & the Global Advisory Board for the Centre for Strategic Cybercrime & Security Science and is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and was a member of the PCI SSC Board of Advisors for 4 years.
She was nominated Top Chief Security Officers (CSOs) to Follow on Twitter by CEOWORLD Magazine, Merchant Payments Ecosystem nominated her Acquiring Personality of the Year 2013, she received the FStech April 2013 Compliance Project of the Year & Anti-fraud/Security Strategy of the Year awards, the 2012 SC Magazine Information Security Person of the Year award and was inducted to the InfoSecurity Europe 2011 Hall of Fame. Neira has also worked for Barclaycard, Santander, Abbey National, Oracle Corp. and Unisys.
She describes herself as a bit of a geek, is a proud Google Glass Explorer and loves cars… twitter @neirajones