Dr. Adrian Leung
Head of Information Security
Adrian is presently the Head of Information Security at Catalyst Housing Limited where he is responsible for scratch building its security capability and function. He has since instigated a multi-year security transformation programme to improve the security posture of Catalyst and to develop an enterprise wide a privacy framework.
Adrian has more than 10 years of information security and risk management experience gained through a variety of roles across different industry sectors. He adopts a pragmatic approach to information security and strongly believes it to be a business enabler. Prior to Catalyst, Adrian has worked for a Big 4 consultancy where he provided specialist information security advisory and assurance services to his clients and led its Cryptography proposition.
Adrian holds a Ph.D. in Information Security from Royal Holloway and has been acting as a project advisor to students undertaking the MSc in Information Security for the past 8 years. He has contributed to the development of international security standards, speaks regularly at security conferences, and his work has appeared in journals, books, magazines and conference proceedings.