Information Risk Management & Assurance (IRMA) as a Career

This is joint event with the Young Professionals Group (YPG)

Thursday 3 November 2016, 5.45pm - 7.30pm

BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA | Maps

Free to attend.

John Mitchell, Chair IRMA SG, Council Member and Audit, Risk & Finance Committee Member

5.45pm - 6.15pm - Coffee / Tea
6:15pm - 7.30pm - Presentation by Dr John Mitchell
7.30pm - 8.30pm - Networking and light refreshment

Event Details

What is information risk management and assurance? What are the entry points and what is the career path and? What qualifications do you need to enter the arena and progress upwards. What are the challenges and what are the rewards? How can the BCS in general and the IRMA SG in particular, help you to achieve your potential?

Speaker profile

John MitchellDr Mitchell is managing director of LHS Business Control, a consultancy which he founded in 1988 to specialise in corporate governance and risk management. He is an international authority on corporate governance, the control of computer systems, the investigation of computer crime and the impact of regulatory and compliance issues on the delivery of IT services. John has been an expert witness in a number of high profile UK criminal cases and he has featured in a major British computing publication as The IT Detective. He is a member of BCS Council, a member of the its Audit, Risk & Finance Committee and Chair of its Information Risk Management and Assurance specialist group. His doctorate in risk analysis techniques was awarded by City University, London, England. His MBA in financial control was awarded, with distinction, by Middlesex University, England.

CPE Credits
This event counts for two hours towards your CPD. More information available at

Event Recording

This event will be audio/video recorded for subsequent uploading to the IRMA secure area of the website for the benefit of IRMA members worldwide.


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