Marilise is the Founder and Director of Marilise de Villiers Basson Consulting. She works with Cybersecurity Executives who want to develop effective people strategies for: 1) raising organisational awareness of information and cyber risk; 2) embedding secure mindsets and habits into an organisation’s culture; 3) developing security skills and talent. Over the last year, she’s been supporting the Global Chief Security Officer of a multinational energy and services company to deliver the people-related aspects of his Global Security & Resilience Strategy.

As an Executive Performance Coach Marilise helps Cybersecurity professionals improve their impact and influence to become trusted business partners. She also trains Cybersecurity teams to become high performing, capable of working autonomously and delivering significant improvements in bottom line performance. Mentoring and coaching women in Cybersecurity is particularly close to Marilise’s heart.