Dr Lesley Seebeck is an independent consultant and Honorary Professor at the Australian National University.  She headed the Cyber Institute at the ANU through to 2020, has held senior executive roles in the Federal Government, and has extensive experience in strategy, policy, defence, intelligence, budget, information technology and research roles in government, industry and academia. In 2017, she was recognised as Federal Government CIO of the Year.  Dr Seebeck has a PhD in information technology, an MBA, a Masters in Defence Studies, a Bachelor's in Applied Science (Physics), and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.