Adrian Van Hest, PwC Partner

Adrian is our Cyber Leader and has a specific focus on IT security, risk, project governance, strategy and innovation. Adrian is passionate about improving New Zealand cyber security and was involved in the establishment of the international award winning New Zealand Internet Task Force, where he is currently a board member. His key areas of interest are security, technology, and innovation as well as market, product, and service development.

His specialities include risk assessment and management; governance; IT security strategy and architecture; programme and project management; business and information systems strategy and planning; enterprise and security architecture; disaster recovery, contingency planning and crisis management.

With over 22 years of international business and IT experience, Adrian has spent significant time working in the IT security industry helping clients with risk assessments, compliance, policy, threat mitigation, architecture, and strategy. Adrian also has extensive experience in incident response and crisis management, disaster recovery, and contingency planning.