Dr Andrea Cullen
Andrea Cullen has had a number of years industrial experience as a computer programmer and systems analyst working on projects throughout the UK where she has been responsible for the development and implementation of many software systems. She later received a 1st class degree in Computing with Management here at the University of Bradford in the Department of Computing and PG Diploma in Research methods at the School of Management; a PG Certificate in Higher Education and a PG Certificate in Management and Leadership. Her PhD studies were conducted at the University of Bradford School of Management where she investigated technology within the pharmaceutical supply chain of the National Health Service (NHS).
Andrea joined the Department of Computing in 2003 as a Lecturer in Computing. She is a founder member and Director of the Cyber Security Interdisciplinary Centre (CSIC) at the University of Bradford and continues to work on joint projects with colleagues within Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Peace Studies, Management, Law and Social Science. Her main research areas are the security of business systems, ISO27001, social engineering and the implications of security for organisations. She is a certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer (Information Security Management Systems) and an ISO/IEC 27001 certified trainer.
Andrea is currently an external examiner at the University of Derby and has previous experience at Huddersfield University Business School and the University of Manchester. She is currently the British Computer Society (BCS) departmental contact. Andrea is an MBTI practitioner and a trained workplace mediator.