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Oxford Martin Associate, The Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre

Tobias Feakin

Ambassador of Cyber Affairs, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Australian Government

Tobias Feakin is the Director of the International Cyber Policy Centre, at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. In this role he researches how cyberspace is used for nefarious purposes at the state and sub-state level; creating collaborative policy responses; and creating national and international cooperation in cyberspace. 

His previous work examined emerging vulnerabilities in critical national infrastructures, and developed into creating avenues for incorporating the private sector into cyber policy making mechanisms, and examining how the exploitation of cyberspace is leading to international geopolitical tensions. 

Tobias is a member of the Cybersecurity Advisory Panel of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre. For more information visit:

He was previously Senior Research Fellow & Director of National Security and Resilience at the Royal United Services Institute in London, researching broader national security strategy and emerging security trends, and is now an Associate Fellow of RUSI, he has also worked for the UK Government.