Chris Anderson


Chris is a senior IT Governance, Risk, Assurance and Compliance professional with thirty years of assurance and advisory services experience helping a wide range of clients understand and manage their business and information risks and increase the value of their IT assets within the business. From 2003 to 2013, Chris was a Partner at Grant Thornton LLP leading the Business Risk Services (BRS) practice in Toronto and Information Security services across Canada. From 1983 to 2002, Chris was a staff member, manager, then Partner at Ernst & Young.

Chris has continually developed and enhanced his information security advisory and assurance skills ‘on the job’ as well as by participating and contributing to the development of the professional information security community by providing leadership to industry associations such as ISSA (Information Systems Security Association) and ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association), and making significant contributions to the development of information security advisory and assurance delivery methodologies and tools for both Ernst & Young and Grant Thornton. Chris is a member of the CICA Information Management and Technology Advisory Committee (IMTAC) and was recently made Vice-Chair of this Committee.