Researcher

My Expertise

  • Cybersecurity 
  • Big Data
  • Data Governance
  • Business intelligence 
  • Data Protection
  • Digital transformation in Higher Education

Keywords

Fields of Research (FoR)

Cybersecurity and privacy, Data and information privacy, Data security and protection

Biography

Kate Carruthers is Chief Data & Insights Officer for UNSW Sydney, is the Head of Business Intelligence for the UNSW AI Institute and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering. She has recently completed postgraduate studies in terrorism and security.

Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT across the finance sector, marketing, data and digital; and was a foundation member of the NSW...view more

Kate Carruthers is Chief Data & Insights Officer for UNSW Sydney, is the Head of Business Intelligence for the UNSW AI Institute and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering. She has recently completed postgraduate studies in terrorism and security.

Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT across the finance sector, marketing, data and digital; and was a foundation member of the NSW Government’s Data Analytics Centre Advisory Board. Kate was appointed as a Microsoft Regional Director for her work in cybersecurity in 2020 (this is an advisory role that provides Microsoft leadership with the customer insights and real-world voices).

Kate was named among the Constellation Research Business Transformation 150 (BT150), which is an elite list that recognizes the top global executives leading business transformation efforts in their organisations. She was also named as one of the Global Top 100 Data Visionaries – 2020.

She is currently working at the intersection of analytics, AI, ML, privacy, cyber security, and data protection.


My Qualifications

Master of Tertiary Education - University of Melbourne

Master of Management - Macquarie Graduate School of Management

Graduate Certificate of Business - University of Sydney


My Research Activities

New book, as editor and contributor, due out shortly on Education in the age of Corona: Pandemic pivots and productive portals

In 2018 she edited and contributed to a book which includes 21 chapters on “Visual tools for developing student capacity for cross-disciplinary collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship” (Edited by Griffith, S., Caruthers, K., Bliemel, M.) Common Ground Publishing (Champaign, IL): Transformative Pedagogies in the Visual Domain series.

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Location

Room 229, Level 2,
Mathews (F23)
UNSW SYDNEY 2052

Contact

+61 2 9385 1000

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