Drawbridge appoints new Chief Information Security Officer

Drawbridge, a provider of cybersecurity software and solutions to the alternative investment industry, has promoted Simon Eyre to the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).  

Eyre will drive Drawbridge’s corporate cybersecurity strategy and oversee infrastructure, security and privacy initiatives as the company continues its rapid global growth. Eyre also serves as Managing Director and Head of Europe for Drawbridge. 

Eyre has over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, technology architecture and IT governance, and has leveraged his industry expertise to launch Drawbridge’s EMEA operations and lead its engineering, product and customer engagement teams across Europe. With his elevation to the CISO role, Eyre will also drive Drawbridge’s corporate cybersecurity program including internationally recognized Cyber and Information Security Standards. Eyre will continuously research, identify and implement the latest global regulatory cybersecurity requirements for both Drawbridge and its clients, overseeing governance and assessing cybersecurity products to ensure they are consistently delivered to all clients and adhere to all standards. As CISO, Eyre will play a key role in creating a safe and resilient environment for the company and the 400+ funds in the alternative investment space that trust their security to Drawbridge. 

“Simon has established himself as an integral part of the Drawbridge team due to his leadership skills and in-depth knowledge of the security and financial markets. Elevating him to the role of CISO is a testament to his expertise and dedication to continuously safeguarding Drawbridge and our clients,” says Jason Elmer, CEO, Drawbridge. “As he adds the CISO role to his portfolio, Simon will ensure that we deliver on our promise to provide the most robust cybersecurity programs that meet and exceed client and regulatory requirements.”  

“Drawbridge has always set the standard for cybersecurity software innovation and service excellence, and I am thrilled at the opportunity to spearhead cybersecurity strategy and initiatives for Drawbridge, our global clients and our business community,” says Eyre. “As the threat and regulatory environment continue to evolve, we will exceed Drawbridge’s high standards for security and compliance as we focus on the future landscape of cyber risk and introduce new strategies to ensure a more secure and resilient data environment.”