Bermuda Captive Conference unveils counterterrorism expert as speaker
The Bermuda Captive Conference, scheduled for September 12-14 as a hybrid event, has unveiled an eminent keynote speaker who will address conference delegates on day two: September 13.
Rachel Wilson is the managing director, head of Wealth Management Data Security and Infrastructure Risk at Morgan Stanley. She will share her experience as a world-leading advisor on data security, cyber and infrastructure risk.
In her current role at Morgan Stanley, Wilson is responsible for the protection and governance of all sensitive data across Wealth Management networks, applications, hardware and users in both physical and digital form. She is also responsible for all forms of infrastructure risk, including technology risk, business continuity, disaster recovery and resiliency and vendor and third-party risk.
Prior to joining the Firm in 2017, she spent 15 years at the National Security Agency (NSA), where she held several key senior executive-level leadership positions. Between 2008 and 2010, she ran NSA’s counterterrorism operations and led a global enterprise in detecting and disrupting terrorist plotting against the US and its allies.
Between 2010 and 2012, she served as NSA’s Chief of Operations in the UK, working out of the US Embassy in London. In this role, she worked with UK intelligence services to counter terrorist and cyber threats to the 2012 Olympics. Returning to the US in 2012, Wilson spent nearly five years leading NSA’s cyber exploitation operations as the Deputy and then Chief of the Remote Operations Center within NSA’s Tailored Access Operations. In this capacity, she led the planning and execution of thousands of cyber exploitation operations against a wide array of foreign intelligence, military and cyber targets, and served as the committing official for many of NSA’s highest risk and most important intelligence gathering activities.
Leslie Robinson, Bermuda Captive Conference Chair and Senior Vice-President – Head of Underwriting & Claims, Willis Towers Watson Management, said: “We are extremely excited about this year’s hybrid Bermuda Captive Conference and are especially delighted to have Rachel Wilson as our keynote. Rachel is a highly sought-after speaker in the fields of finance and technology and with her extensive background in both the private and public sectors, her talk promises to be both thought provoking and inspiring; something that captive owners, risk managers, brokers and other service providers will not want to miss.”