SVP, Head of Group Security (CISO)
Bjørn R. Watne has been working with Information Security for two decades, and is currently CISO for the Storebrand Group – the largest private asset manager in the Nordics. Previous to joining the financial sector, Watne held numerous positions within telecoms as well as working as a consultant with different industries.
He has his BSc in Computer Science from Agder University in Norway, and an MBA from ESCP in Paris, France. Professional certifications include CISSP and ISSMP from (ISC)2, and CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT and CDPSA from ISACA, where he also holds the position as Chairman of the nominating committee for the Norway Chapter.