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. Accelerating security to match the pace of digital business initiatives
  2. Managing the risk created from a landscape of new core technologies
  3. Achieving sustainability for the CISO role without compromising outcomes

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.


Justin Davies

Chief Information Officer

Melinda Duke

RMIT University

Tracey Evans


Barry Magsanay

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

Matt Mueller

Iluka Resources Limited
Chief Information Officer


George Abraham

Yarra Valley Water
Former Head of Cyber Security

Alan Ariti

Vocus Communications

Andrea Bell

EBOS Group
Chief Information Officer

Mark Brown

Costa Group

Catherine Buhler

Head of Cyber Risk, Assurance and Advisory | Group Security

Byron Collins

University of Melbourne
Executive Director Infrastructure Services and Chief Technology Officer

Liam Connolly

Head of Cyber Security (CISO)

Simon Dalli

Kmart Australia
Group Head of IT - Cyber Security

Frank De Sa

Just Group
Chief Information Officer

Rishi Dutta

Public Transport Victoria
Chief Information Officer

John Ellis


Munro Farmer

Australia Post

Trish Farrugia

Melbourne Airport

David Fiorina

Head of Cyber Security

William Fleming

Department of Education & Training Victoria
Manager – Information Security, IMT Strategy | IMTD

Kevin Glennon

K&S Corporation Limited
Chief Information Officer

Audrey Hanson

Global CISO

Steve Hodgkinson

Department of Health (Victoria)
Chief Information Officer / Director, Business Technology and Information Management

Martin Janssen

Department of Transport Victoria

Mark Jones

Medibank Private Limited
Deputy CISO

Alex Jones

CitiPower Powercor & United Energy
Chief Information Officer

Ann Larkins

Australian Red Cross
Executive Director Information Communications and Technology

Thomas Leen

Global CISO

Morris Lieberman

Group CIO

Mithran Naiker

Chief Technology Officer

Ian Padgham

Vicinity Centres
General Manager Enterprise Technology

Ashley Parkinson

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Rob Pickering

Australian Football League
General Manager - Technology

Jennifer Rebeiro

Greater Western Water

Jamie Rossato

Information Security Director

Matt Steadman

Nova Entertainment
Chief Technology Officer

Glenn Stuttard

Australia Post
Chief Information Security Officer

Craig Templeton

REA Group
Chief Information Security Officer

Lisa Tepper

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

Ed Tollinton


Matt Toohey

ME Bank

Bastian Uber

John Holland
Chief Digital and Information Officer

Mark Wallace

Fortescue Metals Group
Head of Cyber Security, Architecture & Portfolio

Upcoming Programs

Virtual Programs

10 - 11 November 2021

Melbourne CISO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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2 December 2021

Melbourne CISO Virtual Boardroom

Melbourne CIO & CISO Virtual Boardroom

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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