Lorenzo Grillo is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal in London. He specializes in cyber security. His primary areas of concentration are IT and cyber security risk management, security strategy and governance, security organization and skill assessment, incident and crisis management, security operations centers design and implementation, business continuity, identity and access management, information governance and protection, application integrity, IT governance, and digital transformation.
With more than 30 years of experience in information technology (IT) and 23 years of experience in information security, Mr. Grillo has advised the top management and board of directors of many enterprise organizations and private equity firms on sell-side and buy-side due diligences and risk assessment for their portfolio companies.
Mr. Grillo's notable assignments include helping several organizations' management teams justify cybersecurity investments by leading an information security risk evaluation and developing a program to mitigate business risks in case of data confidentiality, integrity and availability loss.
Most recently, Mr. Grillo was responsible for analyzing the cyber security posture, as well as proposing security remediation with portfolio companies for a private equity firm. He has worked with clients across various industries, including financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, energy and utilities, media and technology.
Mr. Grillo earned a bachelor's and master's degree in mechanical engineering from Politecnico di Milano.