Gavin Henderson

Chief Security Officer Of International Markets, Mastercard
Gavin joined Mastercard 6 years ago. In the last 3 years, he took on the role of VP and RSO for the Europe Region including Eurasia and Central Asia. Gavin spearheaded a successful Regional convergence of a team of Information and Physical Security Specialists to double efforts around Cybersecurity and the Regionalization efforts to bring Mastercard Corporate Security assets closer to Internal Stakeholders and External Customers in Europe. Gavin has also built up strong partnerships and bridges with European law enforcement agencies and Central Banks and has served as Co-Chair of the Irish OSAC Chapter and is a member of the European Institute of Corporate Security Management. In 2018, Gavin obtained an Executive MBA from the Ulster University Business School of International Relations. Gavin is passionate about Teams and Leadership.

Prior to joining Mastercard, Gavin spent 15 years in the Irish Armed Forces and served tours in the Middle East, Balkans and Africa regions.