Sydney CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Sydney 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

Sydney CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

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Ben Doyle

Thales Australia
CISO Asia Pacific

Marco Figueroa headshot

Marco Figueroa

NSW Department of Customer Service
Former Group Chief Information Security Officer

Leanne Fry headshot

Leanne Fry

AUSTRAC
Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer

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Roger Wahl

John Holland
CIO

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Richard Webby

Scentre Group
Group CTO & CIO

Members

Asaf Ahmad

Fire & Rescue NSW
CISO

Victor Akkari

Cochlear
Chief Information Security Officer

Jason Anderson

Qsuper
Head of Information Security

Tim Batten

MetLife Australia
CIO

Gayan Benedict

Reserve Bank of Australia
CIO

Garry Bentlin

Transgrid
CISO

Mitra Bhar

NSW Education Standards Authority
Chief Information Officer

Wendy Bryant

Transport for NSW
CIO

Nishanth Chandran

MLC
CIO

Rod Chapman

Euro Garages Australia
Chief Information Officer

Andy Chauhan

Ausgrid
CISO

Susie Costa

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Australia
SVP, Head of Security Management

Dave Cowan

Link Group
Chief Information Security Officer

Linda Da Silva

ING Bank
Chief Information Officer

Christian Daugbjerg

Demant
Vice President IT, Asia Pacific

Eduardo Dowd

WPP AUNZ
Group CIO

Elrich Engel

AMP
Group Head of Cyber Security and Digital Protection (CISO)

Daniel Evans

Rio Tinto Australia
Chief Information Security Officer

Matthew Fedele-Sirotich

NSW Department of Family and Community Services
Chief Information Security Officer

Ian Forrester

Inghams Group Limited
CIO

Tanya Graham

Healthscope Limited
CIO

Scott Green

McDonald's Australia
Chief Information Officer

Audrey Hanson

Bluescope Steel
Global CISO

Laurence Hatem

Arcadis
CIO Asia & Australia Pacific

Neil Hopkins

HSBC Bank Australia
Head of Cyber Security (AU/NZ)

Rob James

Vodafone Australia
Chief Information Officer & Director of Business Enablement

Doug Jenkins

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
CIO

Ryan Macnamee

Laing O'Rourke
Global CIO

Volker Mayr

Zurich Australia
CIO

Anthony Molinia

University of Newcastle
Chief Information Officer

Jackie Montado

Oil Search Limited
Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President

Christopher Neal

Ramsay Health Care Limited
CISO

Jamie Norton

Australian Taxation Office
CISO

Debbie Nova

Coca-Cola Amatil
Group CIO

Hank Opdam

The Star Entertainment Group
Chief Information Security & Continuity Officer

Chris Pogson

Mirvac
General Manager, Technology (CIO)

David Reeve

Metcash Trading
CIO

Sebastian Schultes

Brookfield Asset Management
Vice President, Technology Services

Siva Sivasubramanian

SingTel Optus
CISO

Mark Smink

JLL
Chief Information Security Officer - Asia Pacific

Christoph Strizik

Origin Energy
Chief Information Security Officer

Brad Tallon

Holcim Australia
Executive General Manager, IT, Technical & Engineering (Australia/NZ)

Fred Thiele

Transport for NSW
Group CISO

Wouter Veugelen

Healius
CISO

Marianne Vosloo

Energy Queensland
Chief Information Officer

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

2020 October 8

Sydney CIO Virtual Boardroom

Accelerating Digital Transformation Initiatives

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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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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26 November 2020

Sydney CIO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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