Our Executive

IFCYBER Director Monica Whitty

Professor Monica Whitty – Director

Professor Monica Whitty is the Director of the UNSW Institute for Cyber Security, where she also holds a Professorship in Human Factors in Cyber Security. She is a member of the World Economic Forum Cyber Security Centre and was a member of the WEF Cyber Security Global Futures Committee. Her work uniquely considers the psychological aspects of cyber security.

Professor Sanjay Jha – Deputy Director

Professor Sanjay Jha – Deputy Director

Sanjay K. Jha is a Professor at the School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of New South Wales. Prof. Jha holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Sanjay has published over 250 articles in high quality journals and conferences. He is the principal author of the book Engineering Internet QoS and a co-editor of the book Wireless Sensor Networks: A Systems Perspective. He has been very active in attracting research grants from ARC, industry and other funding agencies. He leads UNSW's participation in the recently announced cooperative research centre bid CyberCRC.

Professor Richard Buckland – Director Education

Professor Richard Buckland – Director Education

Professor Richard Buckland is the Director of First Year Experience of UNSW.

Richard is Professor in CyberCrime Cyberwar and Cyberterror at the School of Computer Science and Engineering UNSW, Visiting Professor in Educational Design at the National University of Malaysia UKM, and Grand Challenge Visiting Professor in CyberSecurity at Taylors University.

Nigel Phair

Mr Nigel Phair – Director Enterprise

Nigel Phair is Director, Enterprise and was previously Director, UNSW Canberra Cyber.  He is an influential analyst on the intersection of technology, crime and society.  Nigel has published three acclaimed books on the international impact of cybercrime, is a regular media commentator and provides executive and board advice on strategy, risk & governance of technology.  In a 21 year career with the Australian Federal Police he achieved the rank of Detective Superintendent and lead investigations at the Australian High Tech Crime Centre for four years.  He is a non-executive director on a number of Australian boards.