Melbourne CIO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Melbourne community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today.

  1. Investing in your people and the right technologies  
  2. Innovating with advanced technologies and new delivery models
  3. Influencing business stakeholders and enterprise outcomes

Melbourne CIO Governing Body

A regional Governing Body leads the Melbourne CIO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.


Jithma Beneragama headshot

Jithma Beneragama

Department of Premier and Cabinet (Vic)
Executive Director Digital, Design and Innovation

Justin Davies headshot

Justin Davies

Chief Information Officer


Alan Ariti

Vocus Communications

Andrea Bell

EBOS Group
Chief Information Officer

Catherine Buhler

Head of Cyber Risk, Assurance and Advisory | Group Security

Byron Collins

University of Melbourne
Executive Director Infrastructure Services and Chief Technology Officer

William Confalonieri

Deakin University
Chief Digital Officer, CIO and Vice President

Liam Connolly

Head of Cyber Security (CISO)

Simon Dalli

Target Australia
Group Head of IT - Cyber Security

Frank De Sa

Just Group
Chief Information Officer

Melinda Duke

RMIT University

Rishi Dutta

Public Transport Victoria
Chief Information Officer

John Ellis

BUPA Australia Health

Tracey Evans


Trish Farrugia

Melbourne Airport

David Fiorina

Head of Information Technology Security

Kevin Glennon

K&S Corporation Limited
Chief Information Officer

Stuart Harrison

Medibank Private Limited

Darren Hungerford

Bluescope Steel

Martin Janssen

Department of Transport Victoria

Alex Jones

CitiPower Powercor & United Energy
Chief Information Officer

Ann Larkins

Australian Red Cross
Executive Director Information Communications and Technology

Thomas Leen

Global CISO

Morris Lieberman

Group CIO

Barry Magsanay

Treasury Wine Estates
Global Head of Information Security & Americas IT Services

Matt Malone

Healthscope Limited
Former CIO

Nicholas McKenzie

National Australia Bank
GM, Cybersecurity and CISO

Mithran Naiker

Chief Technology Officer

Felicity Nutter

Director IT - ANZ, US, Europe

Chris O'Neill

Victoria Police
CIO - Assistant Commissioner

Jamie Rossato

Orica Limited
Vice President - Information Technology & Cyber Security

Damien Scalzo

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services
CIO Australia and New Zealand

Oliver Schmill

Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific

Brendan Smith


Matt Steadman

Nova Entertainment
Chief Technology Officer

Craig Templeton

REA Group
Chief Information Security Officer

Lisa Tepper

Department of Premier and Cabinet (Vic)
Executive Director - Enterprise Solutions

Matt Toohey

ME Bank

Andrew Walduck

Latitude Financial Services
Chief Operating Officer

Craig de Rooden

Toll Global
EVP/ Global Head of Business Improvement and Transformation

Upcoming Events

Virtual Programs

October 15, 2020

Global CIO Virtual Executive Summit

A virtual gathering for CIOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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22 October 2020

Australia CIO Virtual Town Hall

Steering the Enterprise Forward Through Innovation

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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2 December 2020

Melbourne CIO Virtual Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led, half-day virtual program with new connections and actionable insights.

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