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Steve G Watkins: Director, Training and Consultancy, IT Governance Ltd. Steve managed the world's first successful BS7799 (the forerunner of ISO27001)implementation project; he leads the consultancy and training services of IT Governance. He is Chair of the ISO/IEC 27001 User Group, the UK Chapter of the ISMS International User Group, and an ISMS Technical Assessor for UKAS, advising on their assessments of certification bodies offering accredited certification. Steve sits on the IST/33 committee responsible for the UK's contributions to the revisions of the ISO 2700x series of standards and RM/1, the committee responsible for BS31100/ISO31000, the British Standard for Risk Management and the UK's contributions to ISO31000. Steve is also co-author (with Alan Calder) of the definitive compliance guide, IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO 27001/ISO27002. He has over 20 years' experience of managing integrated management systems, including maintenance of Information Security, Quality, Environmental and Investor in People certifications. His experience includes senior management positions in both the public and private sector.