Abid Adam
Group Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

Abid Adam, the Group Chief Risk & Compliance Officer (GCRCO) of the Axiata Group, is a luminary in the evolving realms of Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Enterprise Risk Management, and Compliance/Ethics. His thoughtful leadership has been instrumental in launching transformative programs, leaving a lasting mark on organisations across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Beyond the confines of the boardroom, Abid's influence casts a wide net on the global stage. He plays an active role in the World Economic Forum's Digital Asean initiatives and the Pan ASEAN Data Policy and Cybersecurity Taskforce. With a passion for nation building, Abid is deeply committed to constructing a fortified digital economy, ensuring that technology progresses in lockstep with security.

His dedication to the future of the field is evident in his role as an adjunct professor at Deakin University, shaping the cybersecurity leaders of tomorrow. Rooted in Computer Science and bolstered by prestigious accreditations like CISSP, CISM, CRISC, and MBCI, Abid embodies a spirit of continuous learning, ever driven by his commitment to a safer, more secure digital world for everyone.