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Cheryl Baker



Head of Unit

Contact Details


Phone: +353 1 716 2850
Mobile: +353 87 9425128

Brief Biography

Cheryl Baker is Head of the Centre for Cybersecurity & Cybercrime Investigation. She has worked in the Centre since 2007, and during that period has managed several EC funded projects, assisted in cybercrime curriculum development and advised on training design and delivery. Cheryl has also contributed to several EC reports on the development of cybercrime education. In her capacity as Head of Unit, Cheryl holds the position of Special Advisor to the European Cybercrime Training & Education Group based in Europol. Cheryl is currently Project Manager  and lead Coordinator for two large EC funded projects -  2CENTRE  and FREETOOL. Using UCD CCI as the model, the 2CENTRE project will develop a framework and best practice standard for a network of Cybercrime Centres of Excellence throughout Europe. FREETOOL will oversee the creation of a transnational community of developers working on free forensic tools for digital investigators.

Since 2008, Cheryl has successfully applied for, and secured, over €4.8 million in EC project funds for the Centre.

Cheryl has a background in Education, IT and Business.