Shams is a Senior Manager, with Technology Consulting business at Grant Thornton Bahrain. He has over 12+ years of experience in assisting and advising clients across areas related to digital risks, cyber security, data privacy, resilience and continuity, IT risk managements and audit, IT due diligence and PMO.
Experienced in handling Cyber, Information security & Business continuity assessment and implementation projects in BFSI, Energy, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Telecommunication, ITeS and Aviation sector.
Well versed with regulations, standards and frameworks such as CBB, SAMA, NIST CSF, ISO ISMS, ISO BCMS, PCI – DSS, COBIT 9.
In addition to the Middle East, Shams has extensive operating experience in Asia and Europe where he worked with management and technology consulting practices of leading BIG 4 audit and advisory firms as well as large IT services providers with global footprints.
He is a Certified PMP, CISA, CISM, CBCI and Cloud Security Expert. He is also an Accredited trainer from PECB Certifying Body on ISO ISMS and BCMS.
- Data Privacy
- Project Management
- IT Security
- IT Governance
- IT Risk Management
- Resiliency and Continuity