Parker Fitzgerald, strategic advisor and consulting partner to the world’s leading financial institutions, today announces the appointment of Kyle Hastings as Practice Leader, Cyber Risk.
Kyle brings 20 years’ worth of experience following senior roles at Barclays Investment Bank, VTB Capital and most recently as Director, Cyber Risk Advisory at Deloitte.
Parker Fitzgerald’s newly created Cyber Risk practice brings together over 100 cyber security, risk management and data privacy specialists who assist the boards of major financial institutions shape their strategic response to the emerging threat landscape and new global regulatory standards.
In his role, Kyle will also oversee Parker Fitzgerald’s strategic partnership with Holistic Cyber, a global leader in Cyber Defence and Data Security originating from the Israeli Defence Force (IDF).
Scott Vincent, CEO, Parker Fitzgerald said: “Kyle joins Parker Fitzgerald at an important juncture for the business and the wider industry. The digitisation of financial services means the sector is balancing the needs of embracing a sustainable digital business model as well as addressing the growing regulatory requirements and broader cyber threats to their businesses and customers. Kyle’s expertise will be vital as we continue to support our clients and grow the business.”
Kyle Hastings, Practice Leader, Parker Fitzgerald, commented: “I am delighted to be joining Parker Fitzgerald at this exciting time for the business. There are significant and complex challenges affecting the industry, not least the proliferation of cyber attacks and the heightening regulatory expectation on cyber resilience. I am eager to help clients manage the cyber risks arising from their business activities and I look forward to working with the team over the coming months and years.”
Kyle will be based in Parker Fitzgerald’s London office.