Our Board

Rachael Falk

BA, LLB(Hons), MNatSecPol (Adv)(Hons) MAICD
Chief Executive Officer

Rachael Falk is one of Australia’s foremost cyber security experts and commentators.

As Chief Executive Officer of the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre, Rachael leads a cutting-edge program of cyber security research collaboration between government, industry and research institutions. 

The aim is impact, lifting Australia’s cyber security capacity and capability and creating innovative solutions for the ever-evolving problems of our interconnected world. 

Rachael was Telstra’s first General Manager of Cyber Influence and has a background in commercial law and cyber security, practising as a lawyer at top-tier firms in Australia and the UK and in-house for Telstra. 

She holds an Advanced Masters in National Security Policy (Hons) from the National Security College (ANU), Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (UTS) and Bachelor of Arts (ANU).