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Michael Castro

As an IT leader with over two decades of experience building and leading information security, cyber risk and
compliance programs at the enterprise level, Michael is a veteran vanguard for protecting sensitive data.
Michael’s multi‐faceted portfolio includes a rich mosaic of work ranging from security strategy to architectural
development to cybersecurity training. Michael’s previous work includes serving as Head of Information
Security and Risk Management at Loblaw Companies Limited and numerous Senior Info and Cybersecurity
roles in the areas of Oil & Gas, Finance, Health Care and Retail.

Today, Michael provides controls guidance and consulting to numerous companies, and acts as a Risk
Executive Advisor to various Boards.

Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree from McMaster University and a Masters in Business Administration and IT
Management from Athabasca University. He also carries designations for CISSP, CISA, C|CISO, and Chartered Director.