Graeme Payne is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Office of Global Corporate Platforms for Equifax. In this role, he leads a technology organization of more than 400 associates and contractors, with significant offshore development activities in India and Latin America. His team is responsible for the implementation and support of on-premise and cloud-based technology solutions for Global Finance, HR, Legal, Marketing, Sales, and Operations organizations.
Graeme is also responsible for various aspects of IT Planning and Support, including IT Strategy, IT GRC, Access Management, IT PMO, IT Vendor Management, Workforce Planning, and IT Communications, Collaboration and Training.
Graeme is also leading technology support for Project ATLAS – a major business initiative to transform existing lead and opportunity management, quoting and pricing, contracting, billing, financial reporting and customer service processes into a new global lead to cash process and technology architecture.
Graeme joined Equifax in 2011 as Vice President – IT Risk & Compliance. He led implementation of an access governance and provisioning solution that provided significant improvements in access controls. He also led an improvement plan for IT asset management and software management. Graeme led several M&A due diligence reviews and implemented improvements in the IT M&A due diligence and integration planning process.
Prior to joining Equifax, Graeme was the Global Governance Risk and Compliance Leader for Wipro Consulting where he worked with global companies to transform their risk and compliance processes and technology. Graeme also spent over 20 years with Ernst & Young in New Zealand and the US in various roles including auditing, IT audit, information security and IT consulting.
Graeme holds a Bachelors of Commerce Degree from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand and is a Chartered Accountant. He is also a CISSP, CISM and CISA.