Amit Bhatia

Head of Information Security-Middle East, Asia & Continental Europe, Maximus Gulf

Amit Bhatia has more than 20 years' experience as an information security governance professional and has strong expertise in risk management, information security, governance framework, technical security architecture, information security awareness program, and data security and privacy domain. He has demonstrated expertise in establishing and implementing large information security programs for the leading financial companies in the UAE and leading the execution of key governance initiatives, e.g., ISO 27001, NESA, PCI-DSS, GDPR, and Cloud Data Security Framework, to safeguard the critical business information of the organization. He has successfully formulated information security strategies and worked in collaboration with C-Level executives, chief compliance, and risk and privacy officers for their seamless and successful execution. Previously, he worked with leading banks in the UAE, Emirates NBD, Mashreq, and Dunia Finance as part of the senior executive team.