Tony Kitzelmann

General Manager & Chief Information Security Officer / Cyber Security Centre (Australian Digital Health Agency)

Tony is currently employed as the Chief Information Security Officer and General Manager for the Australian Digital Health Agencies Cyber Security Centre. Tony leads a team of cyber security professionals responsible for the security of the My Health Record Systems and the agencies corporate networks. Tony holds numerous industry and academic qualifications and is currently studying a Masters in Cyber Security, Strategy and Diplomacy with UNSW.

Tony was previously employed as the Senior Cyber Security Executive and Chief Information Security Officer (APAC) at Lockheed Martin for five years from 2012. He was accountable for the strategic leadership and delivery of all corporate cyber security functions within the ASIA Pacific region and provided functional leadership to the various business lines in the region.

During Tony’s time at Lockheed Martin, he successfully established and integrated two cyber security practices within the Australian Taxation Office and the Department of Defence Chief Information Officer Group. He was also a key senior leader on the CIOG CP bid team, resulting in a successful contract award worth over $790M.

Tony has previously been employed as the CrimTrac Chief Security Officer, CrimTrac Manager Background Checking Services, and Department of Defence’s National ICT Security Manager.

Tony is always looking to further his knowledge through new challenges working within the cyber security domain and believes that our role as leaders in this exciting field, is to challenge the status quo and look at ways in which we can shape the future and security of our respective organisations.