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GovWare 2023 Temp Background

Prerana Mehta

Prerana Mehta

Chief of Ecosystem Development, AustCyber

Prerana Mehta joined AustCyber, Australia’s Cyber Security Growth Network, as Chief of Ecosystem Development in January 2019, charged to promote Australian cyber capability, talent and profile nationally and overseas.  Prerana oversees the national network of Innovation Nodes, the development of a digital platform and is leading the Task Force on Cyber Security Standards Harmonisation for NSW Government.

Prior to this role, Prerana was Minister Counsellor and Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner in Singapore, leading Austrade’s operations in promoting trade and investment opportunities from Australia to the ASEAN region. 

Over the last 18 years, Prerana has developed extensive experience living and working in Asia and the Pacific region in both public and private sectors.

Prerana is Chair of the Australia Indonesia Business Council ACT Chapter and a Director on the board of SisterWorks, an NGO for migrant and refugee women entrepreneurs.