Chris Burg

Chris Burg

Partner, Cyber Security

Risk Advisory Services


Chris is a Partner in our Cyber Security team at BDO in Brisbane. With more than 10 years’ experience in strategic and tactical leadership roles, Chris designs and implements governance frameworks, detailed processes and practical organisational solutions to deliver outstanding results.

Chris is passionate about mitigating the organisational risk of cyber security for organisations. He aims for process improvement and system innovation to add tangible benefit to an organisation.

Throughout his career, Chris has worked with a number of large private organisations, leading their cyber security and operational efforts to guide strategy and achieve operational excellence.


  • Cybersecurity frameworks strategy development and implementation to help organisations become more resilient and proactive in managing their cyber security risks
  • Security and threat risk assessments to identify high risk areas within organisations, people, processes and systems
  • Security awareness training to help organisations become more cyber security aware
  • Cyber security governance, risk and compliance, technical assurance leaderships and management
  • Provide strategic and operational cyber security leadership
  • Provide strategic advice to C-Suite executives


  • Public Sector
  • Healthcare
  • Financial Services
  • Technology and Media

Key assignments

  • Various Security Risk Assessments of critical Government assets and systems within departments requiring explicit clearances
  • Various ISO27001 and APRA compliance reviews
  • Delivered cyber security and risk awareness training to staff across government and financial services sectors
  • Lead large change project during periods of significant transformation and in doing so actively contributed to building a high performance security aware team culture
  • Various PCI compliance reviews
  • Tactically lead and executed the cyber security strategy for a pure cloud Financial Analytics service, reducing core business risk through the implementation of administrative, managerial and technical controls
  • Various IT Managed Service Provider reviews covering IT Service Management and IT Governance across Financial Services sectors
  • Delivered cyber security and risk awareness training to staff across government and financial services sectors


  • Advanced Diploma in Management
  • ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer
  • Diploma in Information Technology (Network Engineering)


  • Affiliate member of the Australian Information Security Association (AISA)
  • Australian Federal Government Security Clearance (NV1/SECRET).