Managing Director, Cybersecurity Strategy and Advisory Lead, Australia & New Zealand, Accenture
Anu was recognised in the Global Power 100 Women in Cyber for 2022 and awarded Australia’s IT Security Champion in 2021. She is a multi-award winner, global keynote speaker and diverse executive with 20+ years of experience in industry, consulting and technology, covering financial services, distribution, industrial, public sector and critical infrastructure. Anu leads the national cybersecurity strategy & advisory practice at Accenture for Australia and New Zealand. Her team helps clients with cyber for Board and CXO , cyber risk and regulation, cyber strategy and roadmaps, cyber culture and organisational security. Prior to this she has held roles at Deloitte, KPMG, CBA - CommInsure, Westpac – Life, General & LMI Insurance, Latitude and IBM. She advises CxOs and Boards on cybersecurity blind spots, bringing her wider expertise in cyber, data, cloud, AI, transformation, risk, governance and regulatory. This includes being a member of regulated entity on their Board Audit & Risk Committee. Anu is passionate about driving diversity in tech and cyber and building lifelong learning mindsets to increase workforce engagement and skills. Anu is sought-out and asked to speak on current trends, blindspots and emerging risks in cyber and the industry both locally and globally at conferences, publications, interviews, and podcasts. She was most recently invited to speak in Singapore as part of TechWeek, Australian Information Security Association annual conference, Australian Cyber Security Centre, International Risk Conference in Denmark, Global AVSEC Symposium in Dubai, World Congress in Machine Learning in Dubai, Asia Healthcare & Health Insurance in Singapore.