Elrich Engel

Head of Cyber Security, Vodafone

A seasoned security professional with a passion for cyber security governance, performance-based security management and threat intelligence. Over 13 years of IT and network security engineering experience with certifications in the areas of Security Leadership (CISSP), Security Architecture (SABSA), IT Service Management (ITIL) and IT Governance (COBIT), amongst others. Member of the steering committee for the establishment of the Sydney Joint Cyber Security Centre (JCSC). Prior to joining Vodafone Hutchison Australia, leadership positions held at Vodacom South Africa, where responsibilities included building the security capability across a number of Vodafone markets in the region, as well as roles with Sensis, the South African Government, and various system integrators.