Head of Information Security & Risk Management, Loblaw Companies
Michael Castro currently holds the role as head of information security and risk management for Loblaw Companies Ltd. With almost 20 years in information security, and more overall in IT, Castro’s diverse background has provided him the opportunity to balance cyber, security and business needs while providing governance that addresses risk to the organization.
Prior to joining Loblaw Companies, Castro has held numerous senior info and cyber security roles in the areas of Oil & Gas, Finance, and Retail.
Castro Holds a bachelor’s degree from McMaster University and a master’s in business administration and IT management from Athabasca University. He also carries designations for CISSP, CISA, CISM and C|CISO. He can be reached on twitter @mcastro326