Siddhesh is a Senior Manager in EY’s Technology Consulting practice in Saudi Arabia. Siddhesh is a seasoned professional with several years of extensive consulting and hands-on cybersecurity and risk management experience in the Africa, India and Middle East (AIM) region and has diverse experience across multiple industries such as government and public sector, financial services, healthcare, etc.
Siddhesh specializes in developing and implementing cybersecurity strategies, prioritized cybersecurity roadmaps, cyber risk management frameworks, cyber compliance procedures, security policies and procedures and, cyber awareness frameworks. Siddhesh has led several engagements that required innovative approaches for assessing client environments, performing benchmarking of capabilities and devising state-of-the-art security strategic initiatives for sectoral and national level entities.
In addition, Siddhesh has co-authored a number of whitepapers, including but not limited to the concepts of security by design for smart cities and key security considerations for governments during enablement of smart technologies.