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Jacqueline Kernot

EY Oceania FSO Cyber Security Partner

Cyber Security specialist. Lead for Diversity and Inclusion and Chair of Females in IT and Telecommunication (FITT).

Jacqui is a senior Cyber Security, and Risk Management professional with over 20 years’ experience. She is currently a Cyber Partner within EY’s Financial Services Organisation, where she is also the FSO Lead for Diversity and Inclusion. Jacqui has dealt with government, federal government, enterprise, carrier and FSI clients within Australia and the UK. She has excellent relationships with C level executives in risk and security across both countries.

Jacqui is regularly asked to present on cyber and risk at various conferences globally and within Australia. During SIBOS this year she was asked to join the debate to speak on whether a cyber 9/11 was imminent, with other experts from several countries. A former Intelligence officer with the ADF, Jacqui has completed Special Forces Planning, NATO engagement and Information Operations, as well as technical courses required for rank including ROAC.  

She is also a founding partner of the Better Cyber Security Coalition, a global group leading thinking on new ways to approach cyber security problems and Chair of the largest and longest running body for women in the IT industry, Females in IT and Telecommunication (FITT).

How Jacqueline is building a better working world

"Contributing to changing the cyber industry to be more diverse and inclusive, through cultural change, mentoring and sponsorship. Chairing NFP Females in IT and T – the largest and longest running body for women in the industry. Working with the International Justice Mission to end the exploitation of children on the internet."  

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