Christopher James Leigh

Director and Chief of Information Security Officer
Eversource Energy

Christopher Leigh is currently the Director and Chief of Information Security Officer at Eversource Energy.  Christopher has over 20 years of domestic and global experience in leading cyber-security teams.  In the current role, he is responsible for all aspects of information security including Threat and Risk Management, Policy and Compliance, architecture, and Incident Response.  Christopher has held similar roles at Consolidated Edison, United Technologies Corporation.

Christopher’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, specializing in Accounting and Management, minoring in Psychology from Saint Joseph’s College.  He also has a Master’s degree in Business Economics from Southern Connecticut State University and a Master’s degree in Information Assurance from Norwich University.  Christopher is a Certified Privacy Professional and a Certified Risk and Information Systems Control professional. 

Christopher is an adjunct professor at Central Connecticut State University and on the Board of Directors for Community Solutions, Incorporated.  He was also a member of the United States Navy Reserves for 14 years.