Nikki Peever joined CAUDIT in January 2022 as Director of Cybersecurity, 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), a Bachelor of Psychological Science, is a certified ISO27001 lead auditor, holds PRINCE2 and ITIL certifications, and is currently undertaking a Juris Doctor. 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 plays football and futsal. Nikki is based in South East Queensland.