TBA, Sydney, AU

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Location TBA
Sydney, AU
Region APAC

The Inner Circle is offered exclusively to CIOs, CISOs and senior IT executives from the largest organizations in our region. The evening format inspires targeted conversations around compelling business and leadership topics.

This private, invitation-only dinner features roundtable seating for small group collaboration, offering CIOs and CISOs the opportunity to network with an influential gathering of IT and security executives in a dynamic, recurring format.


2020 Speakers


Ben Doyle
CISO Asia Pacific, Thales Australia

Marco Figueroa
Group Chief Information Security Officer, NSW Department of Customer Service

Leanne Fry
Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer, Austrac

Richard Webby
Group CTO & CIO, Scentre Group


Asaf Ahmad
CISO, Fire & Rescue NSW

Victor Akkari
Chief Information Security Officer, Cochlear

Jason Anderson
Head of Information Security, Qsuper

Tim Batten
CIO, MetLife Australia

Garry Bentlin
CISO, Transgrid

Mitra Bhar
Chief Information Officer, NSW Education Standards Authority

Wendy Bryant
CIO, Transport for NSW

Nishanth Chandran

Andy Chauhan
CISO, Ausgrid

Susie Costa
SVP, Head of Security Management, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Simon Dalli
Group Head of IT - Cyber Security, Target Australia

Eduardo Dowd

Nina Du Thaler
Group Executive, Digital and Transactional Services, UnitingCare Queensland

Elrich Engel
Group Head of Cyber Security and Digital Protection, AMP

Ken Gallacher
Group CIO, St Vincent's Health Australia

Scott Green
Chief Information Officer, McDonald's Australia

Laurence Hatem
CIO Asia & Australia Pacific, Arcadis

Bob Hennessy
Group CIO, Lendlease Corporation

Darren Hungerford
CTO, Bluescope Steel

Doug Jenkins
CIO, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Ann Larkins
Executive Director Information Communications and Technology, Australian Red Cross

Thomas Leen
Global CISO, BHP Billiton Ltd.

Yvette Lejins
Head of Cyber, Jetstar

Morris Lieberman
Group CIO, Nufarm

Chris Locke
CIO Australia & New Zealand, Flight Centre Travel Group

Ryan Macnamee
Global CIO, Laing O'Rourke

Matt Malone
CIO, Healthscope Limited

Volker Mayr
CIO, Zurich Australia

Nicholas McKenzie
GM, Cybersecurity and CISO, National Australia Bank

Richard McPartlin
Chief Transformation & Information Officer, Lagardere Travel Retail Pacific

Anthony Molinia
Chief Information Officer, University of Newcastle

Jackie Montado
Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President, Oil Search Limited

Christopher Neal
CISO, Ramsay Health Care Limited

Jamie Norton
CISO, Australian Taxation Office

Hank Opdam
Chief Information Security & Continuity Officer, The Star Entertainment Group

Judith Powell
CIO, Goodman Fielder Food Services

Damien Scalzo
CIO Australia and New Zealand, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services

Siva Sivasubramanian
CISO, Optus Pty Ltd

Mark Smink
Chief Information Security Officer - Asia Pacific, JLL

John Sutherland
CIO, Ramsay Health Care Limited

Brad Tallon
Executive General Manager, IT, Technical & Engineering (Australia/NZ), Holcim

Fred Thiele
Group CISO, Transport for NSW

Wouter Veugelen
CISO, Healius

Donna-Maree Vinci
Chief Digital & Information Officer, Bank of Queensland

Andrew Walduck
Executive General Manager, Digital & Technology, Latitude Financial Services

Teifi Whatley
Executive General Manager, Customer & Technology, Sunsuper

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Partner

• ProofPoint