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ACS Industry Insights Leaders Series: Cyber Security and compliance to build tomorrow's energy industry

Hear from Essential Energy's Chief Information Officer Sarah McCullough during this online event to learn about her mentorship methods, her experience in cyber security and her vision of the ICT Industry.

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Tue, 14 Jul, 01:00 PM

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  • Event Start:
    Thu, 16 Jul, 05:30 PM

    Event Finish:
    Thu, 16 Jul, 06:30 PM
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<p>In 2018, Essential Energy has commenced a five-year whole-of-business transformation program to deliver the efficiencies required and to become a sustainable distribution network business in the changing energy market.<br><br>Sarah McCullough, CIO of Essential Energy will share some key lessons she has learned throughout her career journey as well as how she used mentorship and her skillsets to plan her career and become one of the few female CIOs in Australia.<br><br>She will also dive into how she has been putting mental health and wellbeing in the ICT sector as some of her top priorities.<br><br>Join us on <b>Thursday 16 July</b> and learn from Sarah&#39;s valuable experience in compliance and cyber security.</p> <img alt="User-added image" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1593402815000"></img><br><br><b>Notice for ACS Professional Year Students</b><br>When attending virtual events, in order to claim and qualify for the required CPD hours, Professional Year students need to attend the online event in its entirety which will be tracked by the ACS events team.<br><br>If a cloaking software program is used when connecting to an online event, your attendance cannot be recorded and CPD hours cannot be allocated. This does not include the use of VPN.<br><br><u><b>Please allow up to 2 weeks for CPD hours to be allocated to your membership profile.</b></u><br><br><i>For the sole purpose of registering you for this event, your registration details have been shared with Redback conferencing. Please refer to the Redback Data Policy at for confirmation that the data will not be used for any other purpose outside of this webinar.</i>

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Sarah McCullough

Sarah McCullough

Sarah McCullough is a Senior IT Executive, certified Organisational Change Manager and Scuba Diving Instructor. She combines strong leadership skills with a passion for people, technology and innovation.

Sarah is a natural leader who inspires the people around her to achieve above and beyond their expectations, through an enthusiastic and authentic approach to people and ideas. Sarah is currently the Chief Information Officer at Essential Energy.

Prior to this Sarah held a variety of Senior IT and Innovation Committee roles at Pacific National and Asciano, an ASX top 50 company. Sarah holds a Grad Dip in Information Technology and a Masters of Business Administration (Computing) from Charles Stuart University. In 2012 she was awarded the IT Masters prize for highest GPA in the MBA (Computing) program, and in 2015 was nominated for the Telstra Business Woman of the Year award for her leadership and mentoring.

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ACS Industry Insights Leaders Series: Cyber Security and compliance to build tomorrow's energy industry