Ben Beaston heads up information security for the Westpac Banking Corporation in Europe and Americas. He is an information security leader with very strong security awareness, technical understanding, risk management and understanding of business drivers. Ben has 15 years of experience in the financial services industry across all disciplines of information security and is experienced in developing and implementing information security risk management strategies. Ben is also passionate about partnering and mentoring innovative cyber security start-ups which solve real problems in the industry and is the director of Westpac’s Innovation Hub (Lab23) based in London.