“GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the Internal / IT Auditor”
Mr. Mehmet Cuneyt UVEY – Managing Director ATS Consulting Inc. – Sr. Consultant / Trainer (IT & Corporate GRC).
Academic / Professional Designations:
MBA, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, ISO 20000 Lead Auditor, PMP, ISACA Authorized Training Provider for all Cxxx Certificates & COBIT 4.1.
Mr. Mehmet Cuneyt UVEY has more than 30 years of professional experience at various levels, knowledge areas and roles, having international representation and background in financial sector, postal & logistics, telco, manufacturing, automotive, defense and aerospace industries, government service, education and various other businesses and projects with proven results and successful consulting and auditing establishments. He gave lectures/training, made speeches, had implemented standards and best practices, performed audits and managed many projects and process improvements in Germany, the Netherlands, Serbia, Kosovo, Portugal, Turkey and the USA.
A graduate of Tarsus American High School, Middle East Technical University (Public Administration Department), Penn State University (pre-MBA) and Bloomsburg University of of Pennsylvania (MBA Program – full scholarship), Mr. Üvey is also a founder Board Member of ISACA Istanbul Chapter and the founder President of ISACA Ankara Chapter in Turkey. Currently her serves in the BOD of ISACA Ankara Chapter and is member to “ISACA Global Leaders – GLS” and “European Leaders” groups, with platinum membership status.
His career began with banking, on the job training in branch offices during his university years, and later started with the Internal Audit Department (in 1989) in the largest private bank with 800 branches and 18.000 employees. He has done many things for the first time in Turkey and in the world. During his audits in 1991, he broke into core banking systems and was granted the first IT security vulnerability award in the bank. He got involved in many project/solution audits, established and created awareness for IT security, founded the first IT Audit Department of Turkey in 1999, fully implemented COBIT for the first time in Turkey in 2000, and became the first IT Risk Manager in Turkey. He managed the WebTrust Qualification project for an e-banking solution first time in the world and also received the first certificate with 5 in 5 compliance to meet all the domains success criteria. His IT risk management efforts made the bank pass all the audits, including BRSA, VISA, Master Card, Big4 and other compliance demanding stakeholders. Cuneyt has also created a graduate level course in IT Governance for the first time in the world in early 2000s and has been an adjunct professor in four best universities, IT, IS and MBA Programs in Turkey.