Alex Beisser

Consultant and Security manager in London

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I am an information governance and security consultant currently living in London.

I am a highly skilled senior Information Assurance professional working for many years in the NHS, both within provider and commissioning organisations before I joined Cerner in 2016. I my current role I am responsible all aspects of Enterprise Security Governance, Risk & Compliance to ensure compliance with policies, international standards and regulatory requirements in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific with by advising leadership on enterprise security requirements.

In my time at the NHS I have been involved in several projects that link health and social care services together to improve the patient experience and clinical outcomes. I developed a passion for promoting Information Governance as a key enabler for sharing data in a safe and effective manner to radically improve the services that local people receive from the NHS, local authorities as well as the private and voluntary sector.

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I lead many projects, such as IT relocations, health center setups, network cabinet cabling, EPR/EHR/EMR implementations, IG mergers, data protection impact assessments, contract and procurement activities.

I have many years experience in using the following tools and applications: Microsoft Office Suit (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, Outlook), Remedy, Jira, Cerner Millennium, NHS Care Identity Service (Smartcard management), presenting, security awareness and guidance, NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit.

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Information Governance and Assurance, IT Governance, IT Security, Data Protection, Incident Management, Security Proposals, Security Consulting, Contract review/negotiation, Healthcare Management, Caldicott and National Data Guardian Standards, Clinical Risk Management, Clinical Governance, Clinical Information Systems, Data Quality and Information Sharing in an integrated healthcare setting

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- BSc (hons) Internet Information Systems, University of Sunderland

- MSc Health Informatics, City University London

- Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer

- Certified Information Systems Auditor

- Prince2 Practitioner


- Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)

- ITIL V3 Foundation Certificate

- Lotus Notes Professional

Are you interested in learning how I can help your organisation improving your privacy and cyber security agenda, then email me at [email protected]

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