Speaker 1

Anna Collard

Anna is a recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including Cybersecurity Women of the Year Award 2023 and was listed in the Top 100 Women in Cyber 2021 globally by Cyber Defence Magazine as well as featuring in the IFSEC Global Influencers list in Security for 2022.

Anna is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the Future of Metaverse for the 2023-2024 term as well as the WEF's Cybersecurity Skills Development working group.

She sits on the board of the MiDO Cyber Academy Programme, aimed at underserved communities in South Africa to bridge the cyber skills divide.She is currently reading for her Master's in CyberPsychology through the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna.