Rakesh Pande

DRI India

Rakesh Pande, MBCP, has lea DRI India since 2008 and is a DRI instructor. He is a focused hands-on executive with over 45 years’ experience in risk management, technology risk management, business continuity management, operational risk management, information risk management, and financial risk management.

Prior to DRI India, Pande served as Head Corporate Services and Head Risk Committee with ABN AMRO (ACES), where he had previously held the positions of Chief Information Security Officer, Head IT Security and Technology Risk Management, and Head Business Continuity Management. He was also a Lead Auditor and Lead Tutor for British Standards Institution and Director IT Services for IVY Comptech Private Limited.

Pande’s qualifications and certifications include Certified specialist in Advanced Financial Risk Management – Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore; Lead Auditor – ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 20000, ISO 27701 and ISO 22301; Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP) from DRI; Certified Safety Management System specialist by International Civil Aviation Organization; Certified Privacy and EU GDPR Practitioner (CPEGP); Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); Certified practitioner of Capability Maturity Model –Software (CMM-SW); Certified Practitioner of PAS-56 (Standard on Business Continuity Management); and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

Pande has been a Lead Tutor for British Standards Institution (BSI India) and Standards Australia Global (SAI Global) on various ISO Standards. Presently, he is a Certified Trainer with DRI International, USA, for BCM, cyber resilience, and risk management courses.

Pande retired in 2001 from the Indian Navy at the rank of Commander. He specialized in financial management, information technology, and logistics while in the Navy.