Liesl Jordan

Liesl Jordan

Former Assistant Secretary for National Security, Australian Government

Liesl Jordan has 27 years of strategic and operational experience working with Australian national security, international, and commercial enterprises. Her last posting before entering the private sector was serving as the Australian Government’s senior security representative in the Australian High Commission, London, where she worked with UK heads of intelligence, security, and law enforcement, as well as other Five Eyes partners, to ensure coordinated bilateral and multilateral responses to complex national security matters.

Upon leaving the service, she became a partner with the global firm, Rann Security Group, where she focused on government engagement and innovation strategies. She is now the CEO of Connect2Effect, a Canberra-based firm that specializes in assisting established and emerging technology companies in Australia, Japan, Oceania, and Southeast Asia.