Richard Watson

Lead Partner Asia Pacific - Cyber Security Risk Management @ EY

Richard is a Partner within EY’s Advisory practice and is the Cyber Lead for Asia Pacific. Richard is part of the leadership team of EY’s Asia Pacific Advisory practice and is the Qantas Client Service Partner.

Richard’s professional services career spans 25 years and he has worked in a number of industries including financial services, government and public sector, power and utilities and retail. Previously, Richard held leadership roles in the technology and aerospace and defense sectors.  He has worked in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

Richard is a recognised cybersecurity executive, advising senior executives and boards on cyber risk management and is frequently cited in media.  Richard also has expertise in digital transformation, analytics, large-scale technology and program delivery.