Robert S. Hansel is Lead RACF Specialist and founder of RSH Consulting, Inc. He began working with RACF in 1986 and has been a RACF administrator, manager, auditor, instructor, developer, and consultant. Mr. Hansel is especially skilled at redesigning and refining large-scale implementations of RACF using role-based access control concepts. He is a leading expert in securing z/OS Unix using RACF. Mr. Hansel has created elaborate automated tools to assist clients with RACF administration, database merging, identity management, and quality assurance.