Amit leads the regional Cybersecurity practice for Mastercard Data and Services in Middle East and Africa. He works with financial institutions, governments, and regulators to help them strengthen their cyber security posture. In his previous role he was the regional Chief Security Officer for Mastercard responsible for the overall conduct of security strategy in the region that included people, data and assets.
Amit comes from a Management Consulting background and has worked with Ernst & Young and Deloitte in the UK. He holds a Certificate in Cyber Security from Harvard University and received his MSc in Technology from Aston University, UK.
He is a frequent speaker on variety of security topics and has contributed to several events in the region on cyber security policy, governance and best practices.