Melbourne CISO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CISOs in the Melbourne community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CISOs today.

  1. Strategies for a risk-aligned, resilient organization
  2. Developing and investing in the security workforce of tomorrow
  3. Creating business value and supporting agile business operations

Melbourne CISO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Melbourne CISO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CISOs, for CISOs.

Co-Chairs

Jithma Beneragama headshot

Jithma Beneragama

Department of Premier and Cabinet (Vic)
Executive Director Digital, Design and Innovation

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Justin Davies

Ovato
Chief Information Officer

Members

Alan Ariti

Vocus Communications
CISO

Andrea Bell

EBOS Group
Chief Information Officer

Catherine Buhler

EnergyAustralia
Head of Cyber Risk, Assurance and Advisory | Group Security

Byron Collins

University of Melbourne
Executive Director Infrastructure Services and Chief Technology Officer

William Confalonieri

Deakin University
Chief Digital Officer, CIO and Vice President

Liam Connolly

Seek
Head of Cyber Security (CISO)

Simon Dalli

Target Australia
Group Head of IT - Cyber Security

Frank De Sa

Just Group
Chief Information Officer

Melinda Duke

RMIT University
CTO

Rishi Dutta

Public Transport Victoria
Chief Information Officer

John Ellis

BUPA Australia Health
CISO

Tracey Evans

Seek
CIO

Trish Farrugia

Melbourne Airport
CIO

David Fiorina

Bunnings
Head of Information Technology Security

Kevin Glennon

K&S Corporation Limited
Chief Information Officer

Stuart Harrison

Medibank Private Limited
CISO

Darren Hungerford

Bluescope Steel
CTO

Martin Janssen

Department of Transport Victoria
CIO

Alex Jones

CitiPower Powercor & United Energy
Chief Information Officer

Ann Larkins

Australian Red Cross
Executive Director Information Communications and Technology

Thomas Leen

BHP
Global CISO

Morris Lieberman

Nufarm
Group CIO

Barry Magsanay

Treasury Wine Estates
Global Head of Information Security & Americas IT Services

Matt Malone

Healthscope Limited
Former CIO

Nicholas McKenzie

National Australia Bank
GM, Cybersecurity and CISO

Mithran Naiker

Transurban
Chief Technology Officer

Felicity Nutter

Swisse
Director IT - ANZ, US, Europe

Chris O'Neill

Victoria Police
CIO - Assistant Commissioner

Jamie Rossato

Orica Limited
Vice President - Information Technology & Cyber Security

Damien Scalzo

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services
CIO Australia and New Zealand

Oliver Schmill

Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific
CIO

Brendan Smith

Tabcorp
CISO

Matt Steadman

Nova Entertainment
Chief Technology Officer

Craig Templeton

REA Group
Chief Information Security Officer

Lisa Tepper

Department of Premier and Cabinet (Vic)
Executive Director - Enterprise Solutions

Matt Toohey

ME Bank
CIO

Marianne Vosloo

Australian Federal Police
National Manager Technology & Innovation (CIO)

Andrew Walduck

Latitude Financial Services
Chief Operating Officer

Craig de Rooden

Toll Global
EVP/ Global Head of Business Improvement and Transformation

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

October 5, 2020

Global CISO Virtual Executive Summit - Day 1

A virtual gathering for CISOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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October 6, 2020

Global CISO Virtual Executive Summit - Day 2

A virtual gathering for CISOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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22 October 2020

Australia CISO Virtual Town Hall

Steering the Enterprise Forward Through Innovation

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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2 December 2020

Melbourne CISO Virtual Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led, half-day virtual program with new connections and actionable insights.

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