Julian Talbot

Chief Technology Officer, SECTARA

Session #3 – Presentation: Future Uncertain: Contentious Divides and Volatile Tomorrows

Julian is the Chief Technology Officer of SECTARA, a comprehensive security risk assessment tool that allows practitioners to efficiently create, conduct, and secure assessments while incorporating data libraries and military-grade encryption to ensure methodological rigor, productivity, and protection of sensitive information. Julian’s experience includes 35 years of international consulting in sectors such as oil and gas, mining, exploration, government, and non-profit. His expertise includes enterprise risk management, training, risk assessment, security risk management, strategic planning, cybersecurity, and executive leadership.

He has worked with clients including the United Nations, the Australian Department of Defence, the Department of Finance, and Woodside Energy Ltd. He has lived and worked on five continents and has 35 years of international management and leadership experience, including over 20 years at Director and C- Suite levels in the commercial, government, and not-for-profit sectors. Julian holds a Master’s of Risk Management and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional. He is also a recipient of the Australian Security Medal (ASM), a Registered Security Professional (RegSepP), a Fellow of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management (F.ISRM), and a Fellow of the Risk Management Institution of Australasia (RMIA). Julian is widely published on risk management and is also lead author of the Security Risk Management Body of Knowledge (SRMBOK).