Director - Community & Capacity Building | FIRST

New Zealand

Mr. Klée Aiken

Klée Aiken is the Director – Community & Capacity Building at FIRST, the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams. At FIRST, he works to leverage the expertise and insights of the global incident response community to build collaborative training, education, and capacity building initiatives.

Before joining FIRST, Klée worked on Internet and cybersecurity issues in the Asia-Pacific from policy and operational perspectives. First at a think tank; then APNIC; and most recently with CERT NZ, where he worked to develop the team’s relationships with Pacific partners and build a wide-ranging capacity building program.

Klée also leads the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) Working Group B – Cyber Incident Management and Critical Infrastructure Protection and is a member of the GFCE Research Committee. He is based in Wellington, NZ and can be reached at