Richie Tan

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Richie Tan, DRCE, Senior Consultant with Verizon Business Global Services

Richie is a Senior Consultant with Verizon Business Global Services and is also the BC / DR Practice Lead for APAC. Prior to joining Verizon Business, Richie has been with KPMG performing the role of Manager in Risk Advisory Services, with EDS International (S) Pte Ltd performing the role of an Information Security Manager in the IT Security ITO (Information Technology Outsourcing), with E-Cop Net Pte Ltd as an Information Security Analyst and with the Singapore Police Force (Ministry of Home Affairs) as an IT Security Officer. Richie has over 10 years of practical experience in IT security and audit, business continuity, governance and compliance. He has presented at public forums, conferences and conducted trainings on IT audit and security topics in various regions. He has extensive international experiences, working with various clients in the USA, Japan,

Voluntary Appointment within BCM Institute

  • BCM Insitute's Forum Contributors

Past Employment


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Information Technology, University of Central England (UK) with 2nd Upper Class Honours (2001).

Professional Certification

  • 2009 Awarded Disaster Recovery Certified Expert (DRCE), BCM Institute, Singapore
  • 2008 Awarded Member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI), Business Continuity Institute (BCI)
  • 2006 Awarded VISA Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Qualified Security Assessor (PCI DSS QSA)
  • 2006 Awarded ISO/IEC 17799:2005 ISMS Provisional Auditor, the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)
  • 2005 Awarded Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • 2004 Awarded Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP),(ISC)2 based on the (ISC)2 Common Body of Knowledge(CBK)

Presentation / Publication