Tony Barnes, MBA, M.Cybersecurity, CISSP, MAICD has 30 years’ broad business leadership and governance experience in the utilities, media, HR services, technology and cyber security sectors in Australia, United Kingdom and New Zealand.

Tony is CEO of Queensland-based cyber security specialist Cyber Partners and advises organisations extensively on managing cyber risk and digital transformation. He has previously served as CEO of a London stock market listed technology company and COO of an ASX200-listed business, as well as holding director positions for listed, private, NFP, community trust-owned organisations and critical infrastructure companies. Tony is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Tony has a well-travelled cat Matilda who has been with Tony’s family whilst living in Melbourne, London and Brisbane.