Mr Allan Boardman

Allan Boardman started his career at Deloitte in Cape Town where he qualified as a chartered accountant before moving to London in 1986. He currently helps organisations manage their cybersecurity risks and has held audit, risk, security and governance leadership positions at GSK, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, PwC and KPMG. He has volunteered at ISACA since 1999 and is a previous president of ISACA London Chapter and has served on ISACA International’s Board of Directors and Strategic Advisory Council. He currently serves on ISACA’s CDPSE Certification Committee. He served as a school governor at St Mary’s Church of England Secondary School in Cheshunt from 2009 to 2016 and chaired its Finance and Resources Committee.

In 2014 he received the ISACA Chair’s Award which recognises an individual who has made an exceptional impact on ISACA or the business technology profession. In 2019 he received ISACA’s Eugene M. Frank Award for Meritorious Performance which recognises an individual whose longstanding service in multiple roles, including key volunteer leadership positions, has contributed to ISACA’s global success. He is included in ISACA’s Top-rated Speakers lists for 2018 and 2019 and is a 2023 inductee in ISACA’s Hall of Fame. This designation recognises members who have shown exemplary dedication to advancing ISACA’s purpose through volunteer service, member engagement and other activities. 

He is an avid sports fan and volunteered at the London 2012, Sochi 2014, and 2018 PyeongChang Paralympics and the Rio 2016 and PyeongChang 2018 Olympics, the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi and the 2020 Youth Winter Olympic Games in Lausanne. He has also volunteered at numerous world and European championships since 2017 including athletics, hockey, cycling, cricket, canoeing, F1 racing, football, rugby and gymnastics. He also volunteers for Oxfam, including at the Glastonbury music festival.

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