TrustedImpact: The Business Case for Resilience

The Business Case for Resilience

Ben Scheltus - Continuity Matters

Tom Crampton - Trusted Impact

Simon Hone - Aither

Are you planning to build a business case to justify running
a cyber response exercising Program?

 Do you need to revitalise your firm’s business continuity Program 
and increase your budget to enhance it?

With the annual budgeting season just around the corner, this seminar will provide you with the tools to enable you to build a compelling business case that will ensure that your Program is properly funded over the coming years.

We will develop the business cases for two a Use Cases -  a medium sized APRA regulated superannuation business and a large distributor of retail products.

You will be shown how to quantify the benefits of having an effective cyber response exercising Program and a business continuity Program.

We will role play through scenarios to add realism and provide you with the tools to help you build your own compelling business case that will stand the scrutiny of your Finance Department.


Simon Hone
Simon is a leading Australian economist with extensive experience in undertaking applied research into government policy and business strategy problems where there is substantial uncertainty and benefits; and costs are difficult to quantify. He is also an expert in writing compelling business cases.

He manages Aither’s quantitative economics team which draws on the latest research in economics to help solve challenging problems and provide clear and actionable evidence for decision makers. Simon has advised governments and businesses on billion-dollar investments to address climate change risks and worked with regulators on major reforms to address environmental risks. He also regularly provides economics training to Australian and overseas governments, including for the World Bank Group in Bangladesh.

Before joining Aither, Simon was a Senior Economist at the Productivity Commission, the Australian Government’s independent research and advisory body on economic reform. He has a PhD on the economics of decision making under uncertainty.

Tom Crampton
Tom Crampton is the Managing Director and CEO of Trusted Impact, a specialised, boutique consulting firm focused exclusively in cyber security.

TrustedImpact was founded in 2006, and has over a decade of focused cyber security experience gained from the insight from thousands of successful projects conducted for hundreds of clients across both Government and Commercial organisations. The firm provides clients with practical insight into the technical, people, process and strategic cyber security challenges they face from their diverse and unique business perspectives.

This experience has given Tom a wealth of factual insight into the important industry trends and practical challenges facing businesses in today’s fast moving cyber security environment. 

Overall, Tom has 35 years of international management consulting, technology and P&L business leadership experience working successfully both in and with blue chip organisations across Asia, North America, Europe, and Australia.  

Tom earned a Master’s degree in Business (MBA) with academic distinction from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business from The Colorado College.

Ben Scheltus
Ben was until recently an Associate Director at KPMG Australia, where he was responsible for all aspects its business continuity Program, its maintenance and exercising regime.

Ben has considerable experience in developing business continuity programs for a broad variety of organisations. He has worked in a number of European countries and his background is in the chemical, IT and services industries. His background is engineering, information technology, consulting and business management.

He is currently General Manager at Continuity Matters – a firm that provides workplace recovery and consulting services.

For almost ten years, Ben has successfully run a not for profit called Climate Alliance. Its role is to help company directors more easily inform themselves about the risks and opportunities presented by climate change. Ben holds a Bachelor Engineering (Mechanical) Monash.

Locations and Dates

Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Time: 4:00pm till 6:00pm (Drinks after)
Location: Karstens Conference Centre
111 Harrington St The Rocks  NSW 2000

Date: Thursday 28 March 2019 
Time: 4:00pm till 6:00pm (Drinks after)
Location: Karstens Conference Centre
123 Queen St Melbourne VIC 3000

Please visit TryBooking for more information on the event and to reserve your place. 

Special promo code for AISA members, which is “AISA2019”. Enter this when registering to receive a 20% discount off the registration cost.

3/26/2019 4:00 PM - 3/28/2019 6:00 PM
Karstens Conference Centre SYD: 111 Harrington St The Rocks NSW 20 MEL: 123 Queen St Melbourne VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA