Our Team

Director of Abertay cyberQuarter

Professor Lynne Coventry

Prof Lynne Coventry is the Director of Abertay cyberQuarter and was appointed in the summer of 2022. Prof Coventry’s academic career began at University of Stirling and she has also worked with NCR as a usability researcher and also on secured interaction work such as replacements for PIN numbers. She went on to work for LifeScan in Inverness on development of user experiences for diabetes monitors and then rejoined academia with the PaCTLab at Northumbria University

Professor Lynne Coventry

cyberQuarter Business Development Manager

Cheryl Torano

Cheryl is the Business Development Manager for Abertay cyberQuarter. Her current role began in 2021 and is funded through Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Government. Cheryl graduated from Abertay’s Ethical Hacking programme in 2017 having undertaken an accelerated degree. Prior to that she studied HND Computer Networking and Internet Technology at Dundee and Angus College. Following graduation she worked in Abertay University’s marketing team until 2019 when she took up a role with Brightsolid as a Cyber Security Engineer. 

Cheryl Torano speaking at the cyberQuarter opening

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