Our mission

Our mission is to aid our clients in aligning their risk exposure with their business strategies, enabling them to reach their business goals. In order to achieve future success in today’s highly competitive business landscape it is crucial to manage risks correctly while still not losing momentum. For a business to perform at it’s peak potential it is vital to know when to embrace risks and when to avoid them.

We help our clients develop their business based on relevant risks, appropriate tolerance levels and performance metrics so that risk management actually becomes a business enabling differentiator.

Advisors

Contrast Advisory offers tailored services performed by accredited advisors with a combined working experience from more than a hundred organisations in the Nordics ranging from finance and retail industries to government and energy industries.

Our advisors have experience in key roles such as project managers, internal and external auditors as well as line management roles such as CIO and CISO.

We are Contrast Advisory.

Marcus Larsson

Email: firstname.lastname@contrastadvisory.se
Phone: +46 (0)72 172 97 60

Presentation:
Marcus is a founding partner at Contrast Advisory and a senior governance, risk and compliance specialist. Marcus leverages a keen business acumen and deep technical understanding to deliver the best possible business value to all his stakeholders and customers. Marcus focus is to lead project teams on a strategic and tactical level.

Work life experience:
Transcendent Group, CIO & CISO
Marcus was the CIO and CISO for Transcendent Group and was responsible for setting strategic goals for IT and security across the enterprise in alignment with business objectives. Marcus was also service area leader of for the firm’s information security services, and was responsible for related business development. Marcus also worked as a senior information security specialist  and team leader for key high profile assignments.

KPMG, Audit & risk consultant
During his time at KPMG Marcus was an audit & risk consultant leading several IT-related audits such as SOX-audits, security audits, external statutory audit as well as internal audit. Marcus was also responsible for heading KPMG’s data analysis unit.

Luxit, IT Security Specialist
As a security consultant Marcus worked with strategic information security and IT-security. The work included operations security as well as security hardening.

Advokatfirman Waldenström, Head of IT
As the head of IT Marcus was responsible for IT operations and information security.

SEB IT, System and network operator
Marcus worked withIT administration, systems maintenance and network topology.

Formal education:
M.B.A. – Master in Business Administration – Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University

B.B.A. – Bachelor in Business Administration – Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University

B.Sc. – Computer and Systems Sciences – Royal Institute of Technology & University of Stockholm 

Extracurricular
Founder and president, board of directors (ISC)² Sweden Chapter
Marcus is the founder and president for (ISC)² Sweden Chapter, a non-profit organisation and official local chapter of the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)²®.

ISACA Sweden Chapter,  Information committee
Marcus was a part of the information committee of ISACA, an international professional association focused on IT governance known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.

Jonas Edberg

Email: firstname.lastname@contrastadvisory.se
Phone: +46 (0)72 172 95 80

Presentation:
Jonas is a founding partner at Contrast Advisory and a senior advisor focused on risk management and information security. As an advisor Jonas has vast experience from leading and facilitating changes to align organisation’s risk exposure towards their goals. Jonas enjoys utilizing a sharp combination of technical knowledge and business understanding to enable successful business development.

Work life experience:
Transcendent Group, Information security specialist
Jonas was part of the IT governance and security practice in Stockholm. During his time at Transcendent Group Jonas focused on information security, risk management, internal audit, internal control, privacy and conducted assignments for more than 40 clients in several different industries.

EY Advisory services, Audit and risk consultant
During his time at EY Jonas primarily led IT-related audits, both within the external statutory audit and internal audit, as well as issued independent third party reports. Further Jonas was part of forming and implementing IT general control frameworks at several clients. At EY Jonas led work at over 50 different clients together with junior colleagues.

Formal education:
M.Sc. – Management and Economics of Innovation, Chalmers University of Technology

B.Sc. – Industrial Engineering and Management, Chalmers University of Technology
During his studies Jonas also took a minor in Computer Science at Chalmers’ Department of Computer Science and Engineering.