Board of Governors
Chief Information Security Officer, Unilever
Kirsten Davies joined Unilever in September of 2021 as their Chief Information Security Officer. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Office for Estee Lauder Companies.
Business enabling and risk management focused, Davies had a unique and globally-experienced approach to Information Security, Data Privacy, IT, and Digital Transformation. Her hallmarks include transformative vision casting and strategy setting, operational and organizational excellence, and a risk-based approach to enterprise enablement.
Having lived and worked on four continents, she is recognized as a thought leader in the transformation process, including refining enterprise-wide ways of working, re-envisioning and establishing organizational cadence and culture, designing and delivering dynamic talent development paths, and innovating and optimizing security processes and risk-mitigating controls. Davies has an established track record of guiding global teams, effectively working across a broad array of industries including manufacturing, finance, energy, telecoms, and media & entertainment.