Natasha Passley

Partner, Cyber Security – Financial Services lead

KPMG Australia

Natasha brings over 15 years‘ experience leading large-scale technology, risk and cyber transformation in the financial services sector globally. She specialises in developing business-aligned security strategies that focus on cyber resilience, risk reduction and regulatory compliance.

Natasha leverages her skills as a certified Program Leader to assess the people and change impact of security solutions and services, assessing current state cyber maturity using established frameworks. She has deep expertise in prioritising solutions to reduce risk, defining an approach that meets the long-term business, security, risk and compliance goals of the client.

Prior to joining KPMG, Natasha held multiple leading roles for global financial services companies and industry regulators.

  • Banking
  • Business resilience
  • Cyber security
  • Cybersecurity laws and regulation
  • Financial Services
  • IT Management
  • IT Risk Assurance
  • Insurance
  • Risk Consulting
  • Risk Management
  • Masters Degree – Information Systems

  • BA Honours Degree – German and French

  • Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM)

  • SANS Institute Certified – Security Policy, Governance

  • Program Management Professional (PGMP)

  • Cyber Leadership Institute Advisory Council

  • AISA Branch Committee Member - Cloud Branch


  • CA – Associate

  • AISA

  • Cyber Leadership Institute Advisory Council


  • AWSN