Nikki Peever joined CAUDIT in January 2022 as Director of the Cybersecurity Program and is responsible for the development and delivery of CAUDITs cybersecurity initiative for the sector, which includes the Australiasian Higher Education Cybersecurity Service (AHECS).
Nikki has previously worked at Attorney Generals Department/Australian Government Solicitor as the Director of Field Operations, Compass Assurance as an Information Security Management System Assessor, and Queensland University of Technology as a Sessional Academic.
Nikki holds a Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours), is a certified ISO27001 lead auditor, holds PRINCE2 and ITIL certifications, and is due to complete a Bachelor of Psychological Science later this year. Nikki worked on a PhD candidature collaboration between QUT, AFL Players Association, and Movember, which looked at fostering wellbeing amongst sports fans using mobile health applications.
In her free time, Nikki volunteers as the female football Director at Pimpama Football club, plays football and futsal, and spends time with her daughter. Nikki is based in Brisbane.