Speaker details

Vernon Poole

Head of Business Consultancy


Vernon is Head of Business Consultancy, responsible for Sapphire’s team of consultants who deal with Information Assurance/Governance and all best practice standards on Information Security Management and associated areas (ISO27000 series; ITIL; COBIT5; RiskIT).

Vernon is a CIPFA qualified accountant and a qualified Information Security Manager (CISM). He is currently one of the most respected CISM trainers for ISACA. Vernon is also a founder member of the UK & International 27001 User Groups and a recognised adviser to senior management on the importance of Information Assurance.

This work lead Vernon to becoming a respected representative on the IT Governance Institute – where Vernon is recognised as one of the thought leaders on Information Governance. He now sits on ISACA’s new COBIT5 Taskforce developing ISACA’s new in depth approach to Information Governance. In January 2008, he gained the new ISACA certification – CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) which has led Vernon to being involved in many Information Governance assignments in UK.


Date Title

European Identity Conference 2011

May 13, 2011
Information Security in the Cloud