The Team

Abdelbaset Latreche, Analyst & Founder

Abdelbaset has twenty years’ experience in IT/OT cybersecurity, compliance and risk management. Specialized in NERC CIP, ISA/IEC 62443, PCI DSS, ISO/IEC 27001, NIST CSF assessments and remediation. Prior to founding Compliance Labs, Abdelbaset was Head of Security Consulting at HP Enterprise Security Services, Security Consulting Practice Leader at IBM and EMEA Practice Leader at Verizon.

For critical infrastructures, Abdelbaset assessed and implemented IACS (Industrial Automation Control System) cybersecurity processes based on ISA95 and ISA/IEC 62443 series standards, established ICS frameworks for SAT/FAT cybersecurity testing, built risks management methodologies based on international standards.

For the financial and the payment industry, Abdelbaset developed and formalized methodologies to plan and execute engagements adhering to risks and fraud services, and payment schemes risks management programs. And also assessed merchants, acquirers, issuers, vendors and service providers around the world.

Abdelbaset holds a Master in Information Systems Management/Extended Enterprise from Paris-Dauphine university and the following certifications: GCIP, CISSP, CISA,  ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.

Didier Godart, Contributing Analyst

Didier is a highly effective professional with twenty-five years of international working experience in Information Security, auditing, risk, compliance processes, business development, project and program management & coordination. Dynamic, self-motivated and result-oriented, team leader as well as team player, ability to work autonomously with proven ability to drive and deliver challenging projects in large corporate environments through effective internal and external communication.

Didier brings his competencies and personal skills to organizations willing to cultivate them in a trusted atmosphere while allowing him to align to his leitmotif.

Michelle Brown, Contributing Analyst

As Christopher Charles Group president and CEO, Michelle looks beyond fraud discovery, unpacks fraudulent behavior, delivers clients industry-trusted strategies and restores a trusted, fraud-free environment. Her intuitive approach guides government and corporate clients from the surprising fraud discovery to the ultimate remediation strategy.

Michelle’s extensive fraud management experience spans more than 25 years leading global strategic fraud management and compliance investigations, including with Verizon Enterprise Solutions and TeleTech Holdings, Inc. She lends her expertise to business development and strategy for emerging fraud management products and markets and delivers customized solutions that generate positive return on investment.

Michelle is a nationally certified fraud examiner (CFE) and Regent Emeritus for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Board of Regents, helping enforce professional code of ethics for the CFE designation. She’s also a certified Small Woman and Minority Business.