Ramy Houssaini

Digital Trust Executive, BNP Paribas

About Ramy Houssaini

Ramy Houssaini is a Global Cyber Resilience executive and the Group Data Protection Officer for BNP Paribas. He is a member of the firm’s RISK Executive Board. He is an internationally recognized executive with a unique background in Cyber Security, Data Privacy, Operational Risk Management and Technology. He has extensive global experience in the Financial Services, Consumers Goods, Telecom and Healthcare industries.

Prior to his current role, Ramy served as the Vice President of British Telecom in Europe, the Regional head of the Cyber Practice for Accenture and as the Vice President for Global Risk Management at Visa Inc. He is an active member of several industry boards and forums with a focus on Operational Resilience, Data Privacy and Cyber Security. Ramy is a member of the G7 Cyber Security workgroup and also serves on the Risk and Compliance Committee of the Board of a California based healthcare company and the advisory board of several start-ups focusing on optimizing operational risks.

Ramy earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from McGill University, a Masters of Science from the McCormick School of engineering at Northwestern University, and a Masters in Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.