Elisabetta Zaccaria, founder of Secure Chorus, named to the “IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2020”


Congratulations to our founder Elisabetta Zaccaria, who has been named to the “IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2020”, in the “Cyber Security Professionals and Thought Leaders “category.

The list of influencers, which is selected by a panel of highly respected judges, seeks to recognise security and fire professionals who are influential in improving regulation, standards/guidance or best practice; driving the success of the organisation they lead or are employed by; or being a prominent, persuasive voice in the media.

“I am honoured to be included in the list of IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2020 for my work in the defence and national security sector worldwide.” Elisabetta said “Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of leading exceptionally talented teams of professionals working on complex projects. We successfully delivered several ground-breaking multi-disciplinary security programs for a wide variety of critical infrastructure and high-risk facilities worldwide for private and public sector clients.”

We offer our congratulations to all the other exceptional professionals who have been named to the “IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2020”.

This year’s list can be found at:


About Elisabetta Zaccaria

Elisabetta Zaccaria is the founder of Secure Chorus and served as Executive Chairman of the board (2016-2019). Elisabetta has more than 15 years’ international experience in C-suite roles and entrepreneurship in cybersecurity, ICT, defence and national security industries. She was Group CSO & COO (2006-2012) of Global Strategies Group, a defence & national security services and technology company. She played a key leadership role as chief strategist turning the British start-up into a US$600 million-revenue international business in six years. Elisabetta has held numerous board position in the UK, EU and USA and inclusive of US classified companies subject to FOCI regime. She has been the recipient of several awards and honours, including among others: ‘UK’s 50 Women of Influence in Cybersecurity 2019’ (SC Magazine), ‘Women Know Cyber: 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime’, (Cybersecurity Ventures), ‘Entrepreneur Mentor in Residence’ at London Business School (2014 to date) and the ‘ACG National Capital Deal for the Year Award, under US$100m’ for a NASDAQ IPO in 2010.


About Secure Chorus Ltd

Secure Chorus is a not-for-profit membership organisation serving as a platform for multi-stakeholder cooperation, for the development of forward-looking strategies, common technology standards and tangible capabilities in the field of information security.

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Peter Rennison
Phone number: +44 (0) 7831 208109

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