Local Chapters of the FAIR Institute provide the opportunity to meet with your peers across a variety of industries in your geographical area to learn from each other’s expertise and operational practices and to exchange views on possible applications of FAIR.

Together, you will advance your knowledge of FAIR and expand its range of applications.

To view and RSVP to upcoming chapter meetings, you must be a FAIR Institute Member with an account in our member community, Link. To join the FAIR Institute, please sign up here. If you have any issues or questions, please contact memberservices@fairinstitute.org.

Greater Washington, DC Area

Chair: Chip Block, VP at Evolver


San Francisco Bay Area, CA

 Chair: Tony Martin-Vegue, Director of Technology Risk at LendingClub


Greater New York City Area, NY

Chair: Steve Reznik, Director of Operational Risk Mgmt. at ADP


Chicago, IL

Co-Chair: Kirstin Wells, VP of Enterprise Risk Policy at Options Clearing Corporation

Co-Chair: Bill Barouski, Senior Vice President & Deputy CISO at Northern Trust Corporation

Next Meeting Coming Soon!

Greater New England Area

Co-Chair: Harry Ozkaya, Director on IT Risk Advisory at CFGI

Co-Chair: Tim Rudolph, VP of Cybersecurity at Evolver

Co-Chair: Patrick McGuinness, CIO at Manulife


Greater North Carolina Chapter

 Co-Chair: La'Treall Maddox, Strategy Risk Operations Manager at Cisco Systems, Inc.

Co-Chair: David Sheronas, Vice President of Global Information Security at Bank of America


Greater Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

Co-Chair: Drew Simonis, Sr. Director of Cyber Risk Management & Compliance at HPE 

Co-Chair: Charles Warnky, VP of Cybersecurity at Exeter

Co-Chair: Michael Britton, CISO at Alliance Data

Next Meeting Coming Soon!

Paris, France

Co-Chair: Christophe Foret, C-Risk

Co-Chair: Tom Callaghan, C-Risk

Next Meeting Coming Soon!

Toronto, Canada

 Chair: Elie Fisher, Director Risk Methodology, Reporting and QA at BMO


London, UK

Chair: Ryan Jones, Director of Cyber Risk Intelligence at BMS

Next Meeting Coming Soon!

Melbourne, Australia

Chair: Jason Ha, Director of the Digital Trust Risk Assurance Practice at PwC

Next Meeting Coming Soon!

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Chair: Osama Salah, Manager of IT Technical Support at ADGAS

Next Meeting Coming Soon!

Join a Local Chapter

Apply to become a FAIR Institute member and join your peers at one of the local Chapters. 

Upon membership approval, you will receive notification for future meetings.



If there is not a local chapter close to you, consider starting one in your area.