Owen Pierce

Associate Director, Consulting

KPMG Australia

Owen is a certified security awareness and human risk management specialist with more than 15 years' experience advising senior stakeholders on issues relating to risk governance, behavioural change management and international relations.

He specialises in helping organisations to identify their human-centred security risks and mitigate the factors which drive them.

Prior to joining KPMG in 2020, Owen held senior positions in public and private enterprises including a number in the Higher Education sector.

  • Cyber security
  • Data and Analytics
  • IT Advisory in Risk Consulting
  • Learning and development
  • Operating Effectiveness
  • Organizational change management
  • People and Change
  • Process improvements
  • Risk Consulting
  • Risk Management
  • International Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development, George Marshall Centre, 2019

  • Master of International Relations (Honours), University of Melbourne, 2015

  • Bachelor of International Studies (Distinction), Deakin University, 2010

  • Sans Security Awareness Professional (SSAP)

  • Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE), Cyber Skills and Culture Working Group