Justin Williams

Executive, Group Information Security, MTN Group

Speaker Bio

As Group CISO, Justin Williams has led the Group Security function of MTN for the last 8 years. During this time has established the Group Security function and transformed security across the organisation. He was previously an executive director at EY responsible for Cyber Security, having spent 19 years with the firm in various IT and information security roles. Williams also headed up information security at Transnet for three years, where he established the function, defined the strategy and rolled out Transnet's information security programme for the group. Williams is a CA (SA), MBA, CISSP, CRISC and CGEIT. He is a previous Audit Committee and Board Member for ISACA South Africa, an Advisory Board Member and was also awarded the Thomas H Fitzgerald Award for achieving the highest score for the December 2014 CISA exam.