Alex Beisser

GRC Lead in Greater London, UK

Alex Beisser

GRC Lead in Greater London, UK

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

I have worked within IT for over 15 years. I am a highly skilled senior Information Assurance professional working for many years in the NHS, both within provider and commissioning organisations I developed a passion for promoting Information Governance as a key enabler of sharing patient data in a save, effective manner to increase the satisfaction of clients receiving services in the modern fast paced care settings. I have a keen interest in using RFID and barcode technology to improve the safety and efficiency in healthcare.

I worked as a Lead Governance Risk & Compliance Security Analyst for an American Healthcare IT company. Nowadays I am the GRC Lead for HCA Healthcare in the UK where I provide leadership throughout the entire development life cycle of Information Security solutions. This includes developing policy, procedures and standards, providing governance support for architectures, and providing strategic security guidance to the business through threat modelling and risk analysis.

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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.

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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

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    • HCA Healthcare