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Grant Thornton Singapore appoints Manish Chawda to lead new tech advisory services

Zafirah Salim | Sept. 1, 2015
In this new role, Chawda will be responsible for advising clients on strategic and tactical solutions for information security, cyber security, governance, risk and compliance.

Grant Thornton Singapore named today Manish Chawda as its partner to lead its newly created technology risk and cyber security advisory services.

In this new role, Chawda will be responsible for advising clients on strategic and tactical solutions for information security, cyber security, governance, risk and compliance.

With over 20 years of experience in developing innovative technical solutions, Chawda has provided strategic advice and support to many large organisations, government agencies and international law enforcement agencies to address complex technology and cyber security-related business issues. He is an active participant on industry and regulatory forums, giving expertise and advice to set guidelines and standards for technology and outsourced service providers.

Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Chawda most recently led the Technology Risk practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Singapore.

"Manish is an accomplished advisor in technology risk and cyber security, an area that is currently high on the agenda of many businesses and government agencies alike," said Peter Allen, CEO, Grant Thornton Singapore. "Increasingly, preventing data loss, data theft and managing data security are becoming top priorities for our clients here, and there is a growing demand for advisory services in this space. I am confident that Manish's expertise will be a valuable asset to extend Grant Thornton's advisory services, and will help our clients be cyber-ready and prepared for regulatory changes."

 

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