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Leading global risk intelligence firm Thomas Murray has announced the launch of its Cyber Risk advisory practice today with the key strategic hire of Ioan Peters as Managing Director.  

The move builds on Thomas Murray’s reputation as a trusted advisor and provider of risk and information services to many of the world’s largest financial institutions, including Barclays, BNP Paribas, HSBC, and the Bank of America.  

The practice will integrate all of Thomas Murray’s cyber capabilities across governance, risk and compliance advisory, testing, attack simulation, incident response, forensics and eDiscovery. It complements the company’s existing security ratings, attack surface management, due diligence, and third-party risk management product suite.  

As Managing Director of the Cyber Risk practice, Ioan Peters will lead an expert team with diverse backgrounds across various sectors including consultancy, banking, and defence, as well as government, police, and armed forces.  

Commenting on his appointment and the launch of the practice, Ioan said:  

“I am delighted to be joining Thomas Murray as the Managing Director of its Cyber Risk practice. As the cyber threat landscape intensifies, it is critical that boards understand and take ownership of the threats their businesses face, without shying away from the opportunities. 

Thomas Murray has an outstanding reputation amongst financial institutions and has ambitions to advise boards in every sector on the risks and opportunities facing their businesses. I look forward to working with the team to support business leaders as they meet these growing demands.”  

Simon Thomas, Thomas Murray’s Executive Chairman, added:  

“It is an honour to welcome Ioan to Thomas Murray to lead our new Cyber Risk practice. Ioan is a leading authority on cyber security with experience not only co-leading Kroll’s EMEA practice but also as a practitioner both at Airbus and in the UK Government. We are thrilled to have him on board. 

Thomas Murray has an extraordinary client base amongst the larger banks, asset owners and global financial institutions. Cyber security is a priority in every industry, and it is incredibly exciting to now be working with firms from start-ups to telecommunications companies and national governments on their security priorities. We are looking forward to connecting our global network with Ioan’s first-rate team as we roll out this new capability.”  

About Thomas Murray 

Thomas Murray is a global risk intelligence company that works with banks, funds, financial market infrastructures, governments, and businesses in every sector to reduce their global risk exposure. Founded in 1994, the company is headquartered in London, UK.

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