Dimitrios Petropoulos

Partner, Digital and Innovation – Cyber

KPMG Lower Gulf

Dimitrios Petropoulos brings over 30 years of experience in information technology to the firm, with a specialisation in cyber security and information risk management. He spent the past twenty-five years focused on information security, and has worked across the industry spectrum – corporate IT security groups, consulting firms, and solution providers. Most recently at KPMG in the UK, Petropoulos was a Technical Director advising C-level executives on information security strategy and transformation and cyber defence. Within the Cyber team, Petropoulos led a number of KPMG’s advisory services, including: Security Transformation, Security Architecture, Cloud Security, DevSecOps and Infrastructure/Application Security. Prior to his time at the Big Four firm, he was a Principal in the Cyber practice of HPE Enterprise Solutions (later DXC Technology), focused on clients in the financial services sector. Before that, Petropoulos spent over a decade in the Middle East, serving as CEO of IT Security Training & Solutions in KSA and as Managing Director of cyber solutions provider ENCODE, where he established the GCC subsidiary and led the unit’s strong growth.