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Krystina Gray joins HSBC as new CISO



Krystina Gray has over 10 years’ experience in multiple domains including cryptography, identity and access management, and risk management. HSBC

Krystina Gray has over 10 years’ experience in multiple domains including cryptography, identity and access management, and risk management. HSBC

The vice-president of Women Cyber Force and the Women4Cyber will also take on the role of head of resilience risk.

Krystina Gray became HSBC’s new Luxembourg chief information security officer as of 15 September. Gray was previously at Amazon Payments Luxembourg, where she was accountable for overseeing the entity’s cybersecurity stance.  

A well-known figure in the Luxembourg cybersecurity sector, Gray is vice-president of Women Cyber Force and the Luxembourg chapter of Women4Cyber. She has over 10 years’ experience in multiple domains including cryptography, identity and access management, and risk management.

In her role as CISO she replaces Evgenii Bogdanov, who has been promoted to cyber lead within HSBC’s global resilience risk specialist team but will remain based in Luxembourg.  

“Cyber remains a key risk for the bank and we will continue to invest in improving our security posture, said Thomas de Montmarin, HSBC’s country chief risk officer.

Niccolo Polli, Country CEO said the bank is very happy to welcome Gray to the team. “She is a recognised talent in this space, and will provide strong support to facilitate our growth plans across our four lines of business.”