Cihan B.

22+ years experience & knowledge in Banking, TelCo, IT & Technology Audit and Consulting


• Strong and proven experience & knowledge in Banking, TelCo, IT & Technology Audit and Consulting (22+ years) • Conscientious person with strong leadership and communication skills to engage people t...see more

  • Professional Services
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Consulting
  • Information Technology


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


IT Governance & Cyber Security Senior Consultant

BNP Paribas
2 years
Current position
Jul 2020 - Present
IT Audit, Security Audit, IT Governance, IT Compliance, IT & Cyber Security, Outsourcing, Risk Management, IT Continuity, NIST, JST

Cyber Security Consultant (Freelance)

BNP Paribas Personal Finance
5 months
Aug 2019 - Jan 2020
Cyber Security NIST implementation: Lead of 3 projects to raise maturity in Third Party Security, Cyber Security Crisis Management and Critical Assets Recovery

IT-Governance, IT-Continuity and IT-Compliance Officer (Freelance)

BNP Paribas
2 years
Jun 2017 - Aug 2019
Implement and follow-up IT Governance and Compliance framework and processes: • Definition and implementation of permanent and ad-hoc controls • Prepapration, support and follow-up of i...see more

Senior IT Management Consultant

Fressnapf Holding SE
4 months
Nov 2016 - Mar 2017
SLA Management project at Fressnapf: • Assessment and set-up of a new SLA framework of the SLA Management and Providermanagement at Fressnapf in Krefeld/Germany • With the new SLA Manag...see more

Partner & IT Service Management and IT Audit Director

noventum consulting
2 years
Mar 2015 - Oct 2016
Leading several IT Service Management consulting projects in the banking, customer services and telecommunication sector • IT SM Process (re-) design • PMO processes and management • IT...see more

Strategic employer branding Project Lead

Arvato Türkiye
9 months
Nov 2013 - Aug 2014
Leading the strategic employer branding project for arvato Bertelsmann in Turkey & Germany. The project contents a multi-channel recruitment for the german operations in Turkey.

IT & Cyber Security Senior Consultant, IT Senior Auditor

IT Consulting and Audit Services
10 years
Current position
Nov 2012 - Present
Heading several domestic and/or international projects in the area of IT Governance, IT Compliance, IT Risk Management, Cyber Security, IT Project Management, Process Management, Custom...see more

Operation Manager

7 months
Apr 2012 - Nov 2012
Operation Manager of the nearshore operation for the world's largest online marketplace (more than 100 million active users globally): • accountable for +50 headcounts • international ...see more

Senior Manager ITIL Process Management & Service Assurance S.

3 years
Jul 2009 - Feb 2012
• Leading a crossfunctional team for all technology-wide processes and for processes between Technology and Business • Establishing clear E2E processes and accountabilities like Change ...see more

Manager IT Management Systems & IT Governance

2 years
Mar 2007 - Jun 2009
• Leading the IT Governance, IT Changemanagement and IT Reporting team • Establishing the reporting structure for IT Governance (Performance Mngt., Strategic Alignment, Ressource Mngt.)...see more

Senior IT Auditor and Consulter

4 months
Nov 2006 - Mar 2007
• Senior Auditor for IT Audit and IT Consulting • COBIT processes and operational processes • Leading SOX audits and consulting projects • Reporting results towards customers (banking, ...see more

SOX Project Lead

6 months
Feb 2006 - Aug 2006
• Accountable for the SOX Projectmanagement and Consulting (Finance, Operation and IT) • Responsible for Documenting, Testing and Walkthroughs of relevant financial and operational Proc...see more

Lead IT Auditor

Mercedes-Benz Bank
2 years
Apr 2004 - Oct 2005
• Accountable for all Auditing and Consulting topics in the IT-Management as well as for the yearly and 3-year Planning of the IT-Audit and Consulting Team • Process-oriented Audits in ...see more

Internal Auditor

CreditPlus Bank AG
2 years
Jun 2002 - Mar 2004
• Responsible for process-oriented Audits • Accountable for the risk-oriented half year and year Planning of the Audit and Consulting department together with Follow-Up • Consulting of ...see more

Senior Advisor (Information Risk Management)

KPMG Germany
3 years
Aug 1999 - Jun 2002
• Audit of IT-, Process- and Project Risks in modern ERP-Systems • Audit of Balance Sheets & Tax Reporting (German and US-GAAP) • Analysis and Consulting for effective IT-Systems, Bu...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Professional Services
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom

Role experience

  • Consulting
  • Information Technology