John Macpherson is a partner in our Ashurst Risk practice, Australia
John is the leader of Ashurst's cyber response team working with clients to prepare for, and respond to high impact cyber incidents. As a strategic advisor to Boards and leadership teams in Australia and internationally, he supports them in their recovery from acute crisis. Alongside the Ashurst risk and legal teams, he has advised on many of the high profile cyber-attacks across Australia and the United Kingdom. He regularly helps clients build sustainable resilience frameworks and risk-led approaches to cyber and digital security, bridging expertise in crisis management and business continuity, stakeholder management and communication, customer remediation and complaints, data governance and privacy, third party risk management, and regulatory notifications and investigations.
managing complex reputation, social, geo-political and regulatory risks throughout Asia. He is a leading expert in managing the risk of unlawful state-actor detention and regulatory interference in opaque nation states.