Georgios Mallikourtis, CIPM
With over 20 years of experience in the field of Information Security, IT Audit, Information Privacy and IT applications, due to the respective duties in Alpha Bank Group (Greece, UK, Cyprus and Balkan countries), George Mallikourtis is, since February 2013, the Assistant Manager of Information Security Division at Alpha Bank. The areas of his expertise, inter alia, include corporate security and privacy strategies, with a strong focus on cybersecurity defense measures, risk driven controls, awareness programs, regulatory framework and international standards (e.g. ISO/IEC 27001, PCI DSS) compliance, as well as internal audit (IT audit expertise), corporate governance, assurance and privacy disciplines. He has been working for Alpha Bank since 1993, starting in IT Division as a programmer and analyst. From January 2000 to February 2013, he worked as IS Auditor - Project Manager with main objective to supervise, review and conduct IT audit activities both in Greece and the international network of Alpha Bank Group. He graduated from University of Crete (Heraklion), Department of “Computer Science” and holds the degree of “M.B.A. in Telecoms” from the Athens University of Economics and Business. Additionally, he holds the professional qualifications CIPM by IAPP, CISA and CISM by ISACA, and DPO Executive by TÜV Austria Hellas.