Jon Donaldson is a Vice President for Stroz Friedberg’s London office, leading the Security Advisory Practice within EMEA working with our customers to help assess, design, implement and improve security strategy, controls, processes and technologies to mitigate cybersecurity risk to businesses. Acting as a trusted partner, Mr. Donaldson and the Practice help customers with the delivery of security that supports business enablement.
Mr Donaldson is a highly accomplished and motivated cybersecurity leader with over 20 years’ experience within IT and Security. Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg, Mr Donaldson worked for a number of large multi-national companies such as Visa, AXA Group, Barclays Capital, Nomura and SABMiller as well as specialist security consultancies. Mr Donaldson has designed, managed and delivered security services and has a wide breadth and depth of knowledge across the security space.
At Visa, as Head of Cyber Security Operations, Mr Donaldson was responsible for Security Operations, Engineering, Assurance, Identity & Crypto Management and Compliance, ensuring the consistent high availability of Visa’s internal and external systems and services in an always on, always available environment.
For AXA Group, as a Security Leader, working on the Security Transformation Program, Mr Donaldson worked on centralising Security Operations from the multiple Operating Companies to a standardise internal follow the sun service. Within Barclays Capital, Mr Donaldson created a standardised Vulnerability Management program that incorporated Threat Management, Penetration Testing, Security Assurance, Code Review and Project Engagement, working with business leaders to minimise disruption and cost whilst ensuring security risks were appropriately identified and mitigated.
Within Nomura, Mr Donaldson, as Head of Security Engineering, led the security integration program bringing the Lehman Brothers heritage environment into the global structure including creation of a global function, policies and technologies whilst at the same time delivering a new data centre and head office. And at SABMiller, Mr Donaldson designed and implemented an Operational Security capability including an Operational Centre, technologies and working practices.