Ms Trish Leahey 

Ms Trish Leahey

 

As the Chief Information Officer for the ARC, Ms Trish Leahey is responsible for ICT services for the ARC. This includes the provision of a suite of web applications for ARC clients - the Research Management System (RMS), and System to Evaluate the Excellence (SEER), support for corporate applications, desktop, IT security and infrastructure services.  

Ms Leahey joined the ARC in April 2012, transferring from the Department of Finance. Her career in ICT has been broad ranging where she has held positions in government and the private sector contributing to the delivery of ICT projects across both state and commonwealth government entities and universities since 2004.  Ms Leahey is particularly interested in service delivery, encouraging and mentoring women the ICT profession and has held board positions on the Women in Communication and Technology, was  a Member of Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) IT curriculum reference group and has participated in the - Women in IT Executive Mentoring WITEM extend mentoring programme.

Ms Leahey holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Graduate Diploma - Information Technology, both from the University of Canberra.