Zaki is currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Brookfield Asset Management. He has over 20+ years of experience in information security, information technology and risk management in the insurance, banking, investment management and IT services sectors. He is an accomplished information security leader with expertise in security governance, risk management, compliance, and operations.

Previous to joining Brookfield, Zaki lead the Information Security, IT Risk and IT Vendor Management teams at Economical Insurance.  Previous to Economical he was an Information Security Officer at Great-West Life for 9 years and held various positions at IBM for 10 years.

Zaki graduated from York University with a combined honours degree in Computer Science and Economics. He also holds the following security certifications:

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified in Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC)