Jason Gottschalk

Partner & Head of Cyber Security Practice, BDO LLP


Jason Gottschalk is head of BDO LLP’s Cyber Security practice and is responsible for delivering cyber risk advisory, transformation and fully managed services across a range of industry sectors. In his role he helps clients proactively identify and manage their cyber risks, protect their businesses using leading technology and manage their response to cyber security breaches.

An expert-led response to a cyber security breach can provide an organised approach to addressing and managing the aftermath, handling the situation in a way that limits damage and reduces recovery time and costs. Jason advises management and leadership teams on the technical aspects of a breach, at the same time keeping legal teams, committees and boards informed so external communication and further action can be managed. Jason regularly attends client board and risk committee meetings to advise on cyber strategy within this fast-changing landscape.

Prior to joining BDO LLP, Jason has over 15 years’ experience in professional services with key experience in Cyber security and he also has an MSc degree in Computer Science from Rhodes University.