South Australian Branch Committee

Branch Chair

Emily Wingard

Emily Wingard joined the Adelaide AISA Branch Committee in 2019 and took on the Deputy Chair role a few months later. Emily aims to make every Adelaide AISA event a fun, informative and inclusive event and provides energy and enthusiasm to build collaboration in the Cyber Security industry in South Australia. Emily has worked across many forms of ICT over the last 15 years, currently working in the Office for Cyber Security, the lead Cyber Security Agency for the South Australian Government.

Deputy Branch Chair 

Michael Long

Michael is a highly experienced cyber architect at Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) and a Royal Australian Air Force veteran with over a decade of experience across geospatial imagery intelligence, cyber threat intelligence, security risk management, and systems security engineering. He has a proven track record in the integration of cyber with systems engineering to design cyber-resilient systems for major capital projects.

Michael is recognised for his functional leadership in managing the LMA Engineering & Technology cyber capability, and his current role is central to the application and evolution of cyber engineering and design. He has been an active member of the Australian Information Security Association SA Branch Committee since 2019 and has leveraged his background in intelligence, risk management, and leadership to drive the committee's efforts in fostering collaboration within SA.

Michael holds a Master of Business Administration (Computing) With Distinction and Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security from CSU, in addition to various professional certifications.

Committee Members  

Ben Cornish

Nicole Moore 

Shayal Kumar 

Michael Haarsma

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