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  • Ms Anne Leslie
    Cloud Risk and Controls Leader Europe
    IBM Cloud for Financial Service


Anne Leslie has over 15 years’ experience in international roles in banking and related technology businesses, spanning the intersection of financial services, European regulatory policy, cybersecurity, and Cloud. Since joining IBM, her focus has been on accompanying financial institutions in securely accelerating their journey to cloud and transforming their cybersecurity operations to keep pace with a dynamic business, regulatory, and threat landscape. An accomplished public speaker, Anne is frequently invited to address audiences of executive leaders on topics of strategic relevance such as digital sovereignty, hybrid warfare, cyber risk management and operational resilience, and actively contributes to industry forums such as the Charter of Trust and the Cloud Security Alliance. Bilingual in French and English, Anne holds an Executive MBA from HEC Business School in Paris and the CCSP in Cloud Security from (ISC) in addition to multiple cybersecurity platform certifications.