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Tara Is a trusted advisor and collaborator who inspires others with confidence and certainty. As a strategist, coach and innovator, she brings to your organization “optimal spending on cybersecurity measures”.


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CEO Director at IT Risk and Security Advisory Services

(March 2017 - Present)

Clients: o University of London (UofL) o Lumenus Mental Health, Development and Community Services o Canada’s Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) o Globe Life, American Income Life (AO) o TD Securities o Investor Group Management (IGM) Financial Inc. o Athabasca University (AU) o NTT Data / Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) Website: www.it-rs.org, www.thevirtualmall.ca

Managing Director Head of ITRM CSA GITRM at Bank of Montreal

(April 2016 - March 2017)

Second Line of Defence, IT Risk Management. - As the Head, IT Risk Management, Corporate Support Areas (ITRM CSAs), responsible to lead the second line of defence for 21 Information Risk (IR) and Technology Risk Management (TRM) CSAs, which encompassed the Technology Operational Risk Management functions.

Director of Wealth Management Center of Governance Technology Operations at Royal Bank of Canada RBC

(January 2015 - April 2016)

Second Line of Defence, IT Risk Management - Build the second line of defence for Wealth Management in the center of governance, - Work with a global cross functional second line of defence IT Risk team to support the Wealth Management Business Segment to include Identity & Access Management, Data Loss Prevention, Information Security Awareness Training and Compliance to policy, and acquisitions.



Rotman School of Management University of Toronto

Master's degree in Business, graduated June 2010

September 2008 - June 2010

• School of Engineering, Physical and Mathematical Science, Royal Holloway, University of London,

Master's degree