Jorge Santiago, CISA, CISSP, CIPP/US, is a director in the Risk & Transaction Advisory practice at MBAF. Jorge has over 21 years of experience in risk management, IT governance, internal audit, compliance, and oversight of process and technology integration engagements within the retail, insurance, healthcare, financial services, utilities, and education industries. Jorge has deep expertise in a wide range of functional and technical areas that include IT financial audit support, privacy & security advisory, IT risk management, cybersecurity, internal audit outsourcing/co-sourcing, data analytics, disaster recovery/business continuity, controls design, implementation and testing, and project/program management. Additionally, Jorge has over 11 years of experience performing and leading service organization reporting examinations using AICPA standards.
Additionally, Jorge is familiar with most significant business processes supported by IT and has led internal audit functions for global consumer products companies, coordinated program management efforts for large-scale IT projects, and supported financial audits for various public and private clients. Jorge has also managed IT internal controls definition and remediation efforts for several multi-billion dollar clients in various countries.
Jorge is a HITRUST Assessor, and is currently pursuing a certification as a Project Management Professional.
Professional Affiliations and Accreditations
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
International Information System Security Certification Consortium
International Association of Privacy Professionals
Certified Information Systems Auditor
Certified Information Systems Security Professional
Certified Information Privacy Professional
Bradley University – Bachelor of Arts and Science in Computer Science, Minor in Business Administration
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