Deloitte, the business advisory firm, today announces the appointment of Mark Naysmith as a Resilience Director in Deloitte's Security, Privacy & Resilience Group.
Mark previously led the Business Continuity function for the operator of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Deutsche Boerse. He also established an independent operation risk consultancy specialising in business resilience. Overall he has more than 10 years of business continuity experience focusing on international assignments within the Financial Services sector.
Mark has acted as an independent advisor to European Central Bank for the development and implementation of Business Continuity and Risk Standards as a Member of the Central Bank of Luxembourg, Large Scale Disaster Working Group and chaired a special task force for the European Central Securities Depository Association (ECSDA) to review risk assessments of Central Depositories.
Mark Naysmith commented: "I am extremely pleased to be working with Deloitte. Having worked as a business continuity professional for over 10 years I was impressed with Deloitte's vision of providing the whole range of integrated Resilience services."
Rick Cudworth, Head of Deloitte's Resilience & Business Continuity practice and recent winner of Business Continuity Personality of the year added: "Mark was a natural choice for our rapidly growing Resilience team. He is well known within the financial sector and has many years' experience, at a senior level, which will be of tremendous value to our clients.
"I am absolutely delighted that such an experienced and eminent individual has decided to join Deloitte; it is recognition of our commitment and status as a market leading team."