Hugh Kirk

AIS Governance, Risk & Compliance

Allstate Northern Ireland

Hugh Kirk headshot.

Hugh is Director over the Governance, Risk & Compliance and Product cybersecurity programs. He has over 20 years' experience in IT, 15 of which have been primarily Cybersecurity focused. Currently Hugh leads a diverse range of cybersecurity professionals and programs across multiple remote locations. These teams cover cyber regulation, cyber risk management and Allstate's cybersecurity technical product security functions. Hugh has worked extensively across enterprise security strategy, identity management and GRC management functions, driving security and delivering key enterprise cyber services to the business. Hugh is passionate about security and how it can be delivered effectively as a business enablement capability and supporting personal protection. He is involved in delivering cybersecurity to a diverse range of individuals and groups and one of the primary founders behind Allstate's cybersecurity safety program, which has delivered training to thousands of school kids on how to keep safe online.