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Darren-Paul Sutcliffe - The Standard Bank Group Limited. Johannesburg Area, South Africa, , ZA

Darren-Paul Sutcliffe

Head: IT Governance, Advocacy & Compliance, and ICBC Strategic Collaboration (OGCIO) | The Standard Bank Group Limited

Johannesburg Area, South Africa, SOUTH AFRICA

Nontechnical IT leader and professional specialising in IT Governance, Risk and Compliance | GRC | AVAILABLE NOW | LION



I have attained varied leadership and management experience within the public and private sectors within South Africa and the United Kingdom working with, and influencing various senior executives, leaders and decision-makers.

Passionate about corporate governance with a specific focus on IT governance, risk and compliance, and related sub-disciplines like enterprise architecture and information security along with a desire to relentlessly champion best practices within dynamic environments.

My goal is to provide leadership in compliance strategy and compliance execution in supporting governance processes, deployment and improvement initiatives along with creating strategy and processes relating to all areas of governance, risk management, information management, and compliance.

Industry Expertise (4)


Political Organization

Financial Services


Areas of Expertise (8)

Aligning Business and It

Business and It Leadership

Conquering the Challenges of the New Norm



Compliance / Conformance

Assurance / Audit


Education (6)

University: International Executive MBA, Business 2013

Zapthink: Certificate, SOA Governance, SOA Governance 2009

Architecting-the-Enterprise: Certification, TOGAF 8.1.1 2008

Sir Pierre van Ryneveld: Matric, English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, History, Accounting, Business Economics 1999

Queen's College Boy's High School: Senior Certificate (University Endorsed), English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, History, Business Economics, Accounting 1996


Languages (3)

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Chinese