Furqan is currently working as Head of IT Security and Operations in Emirates Investment Authority (EIA). Currently, he is involved in information security consulting and management, information security strategy and architecture development, information systems risk management, infrastructure and operations management, and project and people management. Prior to EIA, Furqan worked in various consulting firms where he provided information security and technology advisory and consulting services to government organizations, telecom operators, financial institutions, brokerage firms and insurance companies. Furqan holds a Master’s in IT and Telecommunications, and Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Systems. In addition, he is a CISSP, CCIE, TOGAF and PMP certified.