Gokul Srinivasan

Associate Director, Cyber Security

Sydney

Gokul is an associate director in Control Risks’ Asia Pacific practice, based in Sydney. He is responsible for managing and delivering complex security projects and supporting clients to understand and improve their overall cyber security maturity. 

  • Asia Pacific
  • Cyber Incident Response
  • Cyber Security Compliance
  • Cyber Security


Gokul is an associate director in Control Risks’ Asia Pacific practice, based in Sydney. He is responsible for managing and delivering complex security projects and supporting clients to understand and improve their overall cyber security maturity.

With over 15 years’ experience, Gokul has provided IT security and consulting services to government agencies, global banks and Fortune 100 companies in the UK, US, Australia and Asia Pacific. He has extensive experience as a trusted advisor for tier 1 and tier 2 organisations, providing strategic insights and technical expertise to CEOs, boards and other key executives. He has helped clients develop and maintain enterprise security policies, oversee vendor risks, influence user behaviour and prepare against cyber-attacks. He was instrumental in establishing cyber incident plans and conducting simulation exercises for several organisations in Asia Pacific.

Gokul specialises in establishing cyber security strategy, designing enterprise security architecture based on SABSA, developing cyber security for payments and core banking systems, and implementing regulatory and legal compliance programs.


Gokul’s recent projects include:
  • Led numerous cyber incident response cases to help clients respond to and recover effectually from cyber attacks.
  • Delivered a global cyber threat assessment for a major financial institution in Australia.
  • Enhanced the cyber security governance framework for a large multinational transport and logistics firm.

Prior to joining Control Risks, Gokul worked as an enterprise security architect, designing complex cyber security solutions for leading financial services organisations in the UK and Australia.

Gokul holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in computer science and has the following certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and ISO27001 lead implementer.

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