Senior Fellow in Governance and Risk
Brian Barnier has over 20 years experience in both business line and IT roles across financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, oil & gas and health care. As a respected author and frequent industry speaker, he incorporates his unique perspective as practitioner, member of industry best practices committees, researcher and teacher into his analysis.
Mr. Barnier has led teams to nine US patents and developed deep financial models, he is equally conversant with the CIO, COO and CFO. He has been honored to serve on several industry best practices committees, developing risk-return management approaches that address both compliance and performance. He was named one of the exclusive Fellows of OCEG, a co-author of ISACA’s Risk IT based on COBIT Framework and Practitioner’s Guide, a member of the COBIT5 working group, a member of the review committee for OCEG’s “Redbook” 2.0, and a member of the Shared Assessment Program’s Agreed Upon Procedures Committee. He serves on the editorial panels for EDPACS and the ISACA Journal.
Mr. Barnier is a known international speaker and analyst in risk-return management and business-technology value. He is consistently rated one of the top presenters at industry conferences, especially his keynotes, as well as an exceptional teacher for industry certifications. He has taught professional education sessions for ISACA, The IIA, RMA, GARP, AFP, MISTI and other organizations.
Mr. Barnier is a contributor to Risk Management in Finance (2009) by Wiley & Sons and author of the Operational Risk Toolkit for Financial Services (2011) Harriman House. He has presented popular podcasts for SearchCIO.com, has been quoted numerous times in publications, and has over 100 published articles for business operations, finance, technology, audit, risk, security and business continuity audiences.
Previously, he was with IBM, Alcatel-Lucent and AT&T. He has been adjunct faculty or guest lecturer at several universities in the U.S. and Russia.