Craig Davies is the CEO for AustCyber - Australian Cyber Security Growth Network.
Australia's Cyber Security Strategy, launched in April 2016, committed to establish a Cyber Security Growth Centre to position Australia as an attractive location for cyber security research and innovation. The AustCyber has been created to support the development of a vibrant and globally competitive Australian cyber security industry aimed at enhancing Australia's future economic growth and help protect Australia's interests online.
Prior to joining the AustCyber, Craig was Head of Security for Atlassian where he lead the security program supporting all aspects of Atlassian’s business from product security, to their Cloud operations and the protection of Atlassian itself.
Before joining Atlassian, Craig was at CSO of Cochlear Ltd. He started his career in Financial Services, initially with the Commercial Bank of Australia, then Westpac Banking Corporation, where he worked across the organisation in Retail Banking, Legal Services and the Westpac IT Group.
Craig is passionate about the importance of people in security programs, and the role of security leaders in delivering pragmatic solutions that support business growth.
Craig has 20+ years experience in Cyber security and has worked in a number of fields including Infrastructure operations and management, security architecture, and website development and operations.