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Lisa Materano

Lisa Materano is the Director for Education in the Social Cyber Institute and co-founder/Director  of the Social Cyber Group.  She has vast experience in sourcing, comparing, and providing Executive and Practitioner Programs in Cyber Security, including for the Vietnamese Government from 2010.  Her career includes roles in the public sector as an Economist and Senior Researcher, and as a Lecturer in the field of economics within Australia and the Asia Pacific.  Following these roles, she then moved into business and education innovation and management, including amongst these activities a $26m project to establish a Technical College under the Australian Government, as well as significant federal and local government contracts for education and training, and a range of other contracts including with the Department of Defence, Qantas, ACT Government, NSW Government, The Australian National University, CBA, and AECOM Australia.  She embraces each of higher education, vocational education and workplace learning. She is Director of Blended Learning International Pty Ltd and a Director of Leadership Learning International Pty Ltd, and is also a Governing Committee member for the Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) (World Bank) for the Asia Pacific.  Her formal qualifications include BEc, MEc, Dip Ed, DipTAA, CIVTAE.

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