VP, Global IT Risk
Royal Bank of Canada
Dr. Steve Anderssen is a Cybersecurity and Technology Risk Executive with 20 years international experience, primarily in financial services. He is a pragmatic problem-solver who leads by example. He is currently responsible for technology risk management at RBC globally, in addition to managing operational risk for the central technology organization, T&O. Previously, he has lead a large multidisciplinary team to design and deploy a global program of cyber and access control solutions; managed regulatory engagements across multiple countries, most notably across APAC; and established the risk management practise and governance framework for a large technology organization. He commenced his career as a cryptographer at the DSD, the Australian equivalent of the NSA. He holds a Doctorate in Experimental Nuclear Physics.