Dr Eva Balan-Vnuk
Eva is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the delivery of cyber security, digital government and ICT services across South Australia Government. With her team, Eva drives the implementation of SA Government’s strategic priorities for security and risk assurance, digital strategy and exploration of new technologies to benefit citizens, businesses and public servants.
Prior to this role, Eva was State Director for Microsoft South Australia, as well as the inaugural National Skills Program Lead to develop and implement Microsoft Australia’s future-ready workforce initiatives. Eva has a PhD in innovation and entrepreneurship from the University of Adelaide, and is a Director for Novita, St Peter’s Girls’ College and the History Trust of South Australia. She is also founder of HerTechPath, a community of women working in the technology sector in South Australia who deliver briefings to high schools to inspire girls to consider careers in this disruptive, exciting and important sector.