ASHISH SHRESTHA

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Co-Founder | Director 

Ashish is an industry thought leader with more than 12 years of experience in Information Security and Cyber Risk Management delivering radically transformative Information GRC and Cybersecurity programs in line with industry best practices, orchestrating from strategy to execution. Prior to founding Stupa, he has programmatically developed, implemented and pioneered Information security maturity and strengthened cyber resilience capability built on the foundation of ISO27001, and NIST Cyber Security Framework. Furthermore,  he has developed, directed and drove GDPR compliance, PCI DSS compliance in multinational businesses. Directing a threat intelligence-led strategy in global businesses with $2.7bn in revenue, 16000+ employees, digital and retail landscape and operating in a highly regulated industry that needed to comply with multiple and disparate regulations and technology stacks.

Core Competencies: 

  • Information and Cybersecurity 

  • Strategy Development and Execution

  • Cyber Program Transformation

  • Capability Maturity Assessment

  • Board Level Engagement

  • Budget and Resource Optimisation

  • Audit and Compliance Management

  • Technology Security Architecture and Engineering

  • Threat Modelling

  • Cyber Risk management

  • Cyber Incident Response and Crisis Management.

Certifications & Trainings:

  • CISSP, CIRM, EC CSA, Web and Mobile Application Security

  • Top-Class degree in MSc in Network Computing (University of Central Lancashire)

  • Several global publications 

  • LinkedIn