Branko Ninkovic 

Founder and Executive Director

Branko has over 20 years' experience specialising in cyber security. 

Branko is known for his innovative and collaborative approach and the key to Branko's success is his ability to develop strong, enduring partnerships which are outcomes driven, providing value to all involved.

Branko is also a knowledgeable and engaging speaker on cybersecurity and business who has spoken at numerous events including IBM seminars and SAP conferences. Branko is also on the Sydney Executive Chair for the Australian Information Security Association (AISA) which represents over 3000 security professionals nationally. 


Aatef Khayat 

Executive Director

As Executive Director of Dragonfly and former Chief Technology Officer of Optus Business, Aatef brings a wealth of experience working with C-level executives to drive thought leadership into organisations to shape and define their technology and digital strategies.

Prior to this, Aatef held several senior technology advisory and consultancy roles across various fortune 500 companies where he focused on driving business enablement and innovation through development and execution of end to end technology and digital strategies.

Aatef graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Telecommunications from the University of Technology Sydney.


Andrew Bedford

Executive Director

Andrew Bedford, Executive Director of Dragonfly, has an industry proven track record of over high achievement in sales and client leadership roles. Andrew has extensive experience in developing relationships, understanding clients’ drivers and creating robust strategies to deliver outstanding results.

With Over 20 years of sales expertise, Andrew drives win-win customer experiences and business outcomes by mapping business needs against a wide range of industry trends, security technologies and managed services.


Lucy Khayat

Lucy leads the Dragonfly's Operations and Marketing efforts across all markets and regions. Lucy has a strong background in customer experience and sales and marketing in the pharmaceutical, life sciences and technology industry with over 25 years’ experience in a broad range of sales, sales management, marketing and learning and development roles and projects.

In 2016, Lucy was selected to participate in Australian Federal Government Landing Pad initiative.  Lucy has an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit and brings home with her the agility, innovation and the pioneering ethos that Silicon Valley is internationally renowned for.

Lucy Khayat achieved an MBA from the Macquarie University Graduate School of Management and has a Bachelor of Science.