Corporate Risk Solutions, Inc. (CRSI), is excited to announce the addition of Karl Perman to its team of dedicated NERC (693 and 706) Compliance and security consulting experts. Karl Perman joins CRSI as Senior Manager Consulting Services, and will be leading and growing client engagements to help energy companies measure, assess, and improve the performance and profitability of their security and regulatory compliance initiatives. Karl, former Director of Security of the North American Transmission Forum (NATF), has 25+ years of business protection, compliance, risk management, human resources and law enforcement experience with a proven ability to be resourceful, strategic, innovative, and detail oriented.
“Karl’s arrival adds a great deal of strength to our capabilities,” says Joe Doetzl, Director Consulting Services. “His extensive experience and history of success complements our approach to implement solutions that allow us to meet and exceed our clients’ diverse needs. We are excited to welcome him to the team.”
Karl is formerly the Manager of Infrastructure Protection and Regulatory Compliance for a large energy provider with responsibilities that included: managed infrastructure protection, regulatory compliance, crisis management and business continuity functions of a 19,500 employee, multi-site electric generation and electric and gas delivery company; developed NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection program including implementation plan, employee awareness campaign and key performance indicators; implemented enterprise-wide security technology infrastructure roadmap; and introduced a balanced scorecard and performance improvement plan for security vendors.
“I was attracted to CRSI because of the caliber of their people, their reputation for quality service and their investment in state of the art technology. CRSI is constantly evolving technologies and methodologies to deliver best in class consulting services to their clients,” Karl comments. “I am excited about joining the elite team at CRSI and delivering high-quality service to clients.”
Well-versed in the Security and NERC Compliance realm, Mr. Perman is a valued member of several professional associations including the ASIS International Economic Crime Council, Former Vice-Chair of the NBISE Smart Grid Control Panel, Critical Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee, and others. Karl was also recognized in 2011 as one of the “Most Influential People in Security” by Security Magazine.
CRSI (corprisk.net) is a wholly-owned subsidiary security consulting firm of Corporate Enterprise Security, Inc. CRSI specializes in NERC operational and CIP Compliance (693 and 706), as well as cyber and physical security solutions to the energy and government sectors. CRSI has provided consulting services to more than 100 electric utilities across all eight (8) NERC regions and is also under contract by NERC Regional Entities for Audit Support.