Perspective Risk was established in 2010 by Pravesh Kara and Zia Rehman. Their combination of skills and expertise has created a fresh, dynamic approach to the information security business, winning them much respect and a strong, loyal client base.
Pravesh has 19 years experience in the IT infrastructure and information security industries. He started his career as an infrastructure engineer at EDS (a Hewlett Packard company) before becoming a security risk analyst then a security consultant. He has worked as a security consultant for clients in government, the military, police and private sectors. Pravesh has the rare combination of high technical ability, an enthusiasm for technology and outstanding people skills. Leading the team by example, he relishes challenges and is highly professional. He also has the ability to explain complex IT security issues clearly and from a client’s perspective.
Pravesh is a qualified ISO27001 Lead Auditor and Lead Implementer and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He holds a BSc in Software Engineering from Manchester Metropolitan University.
Zia has 17 years experience in the information security industry, and wide-ranging security skills and technical expertise. He is highly respected as a talented security consultant and has worked for clients including local and national government institutions, multinational banking groups, police forces, insurance companies and ecommerce businesses. His customer-focussed and unflappable approach has won him many clients and friends in the industry.
Zia holds an MSc in Computation (with a final dissertation completed on Public Key Cryptography) and a BSc in Physics with Astrophysics from the University of Manchester.
Pravesh and Zia manage a team of experienced professionals and security consultants to deliver a wide range of information security services.