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Mr Alastair MacGibbon

Biography

Alastair MacGibbon was appointed the Head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre in July 2017 and the first Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security in May 2016. In these roles, he provides national leadership and advocacy on cyber security policy and the implementation of the Government's Cyber Security Strategy. Alastair worked for 15 years as an Agent with the Australian Federal Police, including as the founding Director of the Australian High Tech Crime Centre.  Along with private sector roles such as Senior Director of Trust, Safety and Customer Support at eBay, Mr MacGibbon was a Director of the Centre for Internet Safety at the University of Canberra.