ICTC NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY LEADERSHIP COUNCIL ON YOUTH AND EDUCATION

Jamie Rees

Chief Information Security Officer — Énergie NB Power

COUNCIL CHAIR

Jamie Rees centers his professional life on championing cybersecurity as a provider of value to organizations.  As a result, his career has been one of the firsts, creating new positions and award-winning programs along the way.   He has spent the past 17 years in senior roles, cultivating organizational security cultures and developing business enabling security programs in telecommunications, financial services, government, and utility verticals.

Jamie shares, with the teams he has directed, the North American CSO 50 Award, and the IT Association of Canada Ingenious Award for technology projects demonstrating outstanding business value.  He has also been presented with the CyberSmart Award for his work demonstrating to students the value and importance of developing cybersecurity skills.  He holds an MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway and is certified in cyber-risk oversight by the National Association of Corporate Directors and Carnegie Mellon SEI.

Jamie works for NB Power as the Chief Information Security Officer.  He is also a member of the editorial advisory board for the UK based Cyber Security: A Peer-Reviewed Journal, and is a co-founder of B-Sides Fredericton.