Jamie Norton joins McGrathNicol's Cyber practice in Canberra

11 May 2021 Consultancy.com.au 1 min. read
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Following three years at the Australia Taxation Office, Jamie Norton has returned to the private sector, joining advisory, mergers & acquisitions and restructuring specialist McGrathNicol.

Appointed at partner, Norton is part of the firm’s Cyber and Forensic Technology practice in Canberra. “After three years as the chief information security officer, I have decided the time is right to move on to a new challenge. I am proud of the way the team has grown and adapted to the changing environment, and their tireless efforts to proactively defend one of the engine rooms of the Australian economy.”

Norton added that he is leaving the national revenue agency “in very good hands”, referring to his successor Toby Amodio, who has been with the Australia Taxation Office for over a decade.

Jamie Norton, Partner, McGrathNicol

Earlier in his career, the newly appointed McGrathNicol partner spent three years as head of cyber security at NEC, having previously worked six years at cyber security firms Tenable and Check Point and two years at the World Health Organisation.

He has been involved in several senior government committees on cyber resilience, including contributing to the Australian Cyber Security Strategy 2020 and the ASD IRAP and Cloud programs.

At the national consulting firm, which has five offices across Australia, Norton will advise public and private sector clients with their cybersecurity strategy, program development, governance, risk, regulatory compliance and security operations. “Thank you to the whole McGrathNicol team for the warm welcome. I look forward to assisting organisations with their cyber security challenges and sharing my experience,” he said.

Earlier this year, McGrathNicol appointed three new partners in its Melbourne and Sydney offices.