Mr. Melek is Deloitte’s Global Vice Chairman and former Global Managing Partner of Enterprise Risk Services (from 2011 to 2015). Adel has over 25 years of diversified professional services experience serving large and complex global organizations on matters related to strategic and operational risk, cyber security, IT controls, financial risk, large scale technology implementations and integration and regulatory compliance. His Deloitte international experience includes advising clients in over 50 countries

Adel has authored and led a number of research publications, benchmarking studies and surveys, some of which were constantly referenced and used globally, and have been referenced in various high profile research and advisory work including the U.S. Presidential Committees on Cyber Security, and more recently in the President’s Identity Theft Task Report, and a Cyber Guide for Board of Directors

Adel has been an advisor and member to a number of industry and professional organizations, including the Canadian Cyber-security Information Sharing Hub  (which has representation from Canada’s most prominent organizations). He is a member of the board of Compute Canada and a member of the Public Influence & Advocacy Committee of the Information Systems Audit & Controls Association (ISACA).

Adel has a Masters of Science in Information Systems from DePaul University in Chicago; a Diploma in Information Systems Auditing from the same university;and a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting Among his many credentials are:

CPA, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Risk & Information Systems Controls professional, and certified Governance of Enterprise IT professional among other things.