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Our latest (June 2019) chapter newsletter can be found here.

ISACA Paul Williams Award for Inspirational Leadership

The Northern England Chapter Board are very proud that our Vice President, Sarah Orton has been awarded the ISACA Paul Williams Award for 
For inspirational leadership in raising awareness of the SheLeadsTech program. Full details can found on page 8 of the award pack along with full details of the other recognised for their achievements from across the globe.


ISACA Names David Samuelson CEO

“In ISACA’s 50th year, our entire professional community is not only reflecting on its rich past and industry impact, but is forging ahead and innovating its future,” said ISACA Board Chair Rob Clyde, CISM. “David Samuelson is the ideal leader for ISACA as we continue to grow and expand globally. His far-reaching experience in learning and technology innovations and his latest non-profit executive leadership role will be tremendous assets, inspiring the entire organization as we advance the positive potential of business technology worldwide.”Samuelson will assume his role as ISACA CEO on 1 April 2019. He joins ISACA following executive leadership roles as founder and CEO of Pinpoint Learning; executive vice president and general manager at Capstone Publishers; and more than 15 years in executive roles at Pearson plc. In recent months, Samuelson served as CEO of GreaterGood.com and on the board of its nonprofit partner, GreaterGood.org.

“I am honored to embrace the expansive opportunities for growth, creative solutions and innovation to better serve the ISACA community,” said Samuelson. “I intend to bring a new level of energy, urgency and executional focus to the important services we provide to our members around the world. I am committed to working closely with our members, volunteers, and professional staff to accelerate our mission of advancing global business leaders in technology, information and cybersecurity, governance, and risk.”

Samuelson said he plans to initially focus on increasing member value through modern learning and certification delivery worldwide; emphasizing relevant professional learning community opportunities through conferences and chapters; and underscoring the world-class enterprise solutions ISACA offers organizations.

Full story can be found here.

Information around some upcoming events

  • New Event - She Leads Tech in Manchester on the evening of the 21 May in Manchester. Booking is now open.
  • Conference and AGM, 26 June 2019 - We are really pleased to secure the conference facilities at the Ethiad Stadium in Manchester. Further details can be found here.
  • Sarah Orton, our Vice President will representing the chapter at the following events over the coming months;
    • European Chapters Leader conference in Venice
    • Panel discussion at SheLeadsTech event with our colleagues at the London Chapter on 23 May 2019

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