Professor Lesley Seebeck is Professor of Practice in Cyber Security and the inaugural CEO of the Cyber Institute at The Australian National University. She has extensive experience across strategy, policy, intelligence, finance and technology in government.
Most recently, she was Chief Investment and Advisory Officer at the Digital Transformation Agency, prior to which she served as Chief Information Officer at the Bureau of Meteorology from mid 2014 to late 2017. In March 2017, she was recognised as Federal Government CIO of the Year.
Dr Seebeck has extensive experience in strategy, policy, management, budget, information technology and research roles in the Australian Public Service, industry and academia. She has worked in the Departments of Finance, Defence, and the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Office of National Assessments, and as an IT and management consultant in private industry, and at two universities.
Dr Seebeck has a PhD in information technology, an MBA, a Masters in Defence Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science (Physics).