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. Mastering the art of change and adaptability
  2. Accelerating high growth and a data-first mindset
  3. Empowering talent, protecting the enterprise

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.


Dovid Clarke

Sydney Airport Corporation
Head of Cyber Security

Susie Costa

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
SVP, Head of Security Management

Christian Daugbjerg

Vice President IT, Asia Pacific

Ben Doyle

Thales Australia
CISO Asia Pacific

David Reeve

Metcash Trading


Victor Akkari

Chief Information Security Officer

Toby Amodio

Parliament of Australia
Chief Information Security Officer

Jason Anderson

Head of Information Security

Venkat Balakrishnan

TAL Life

Tim Batten

MetLife Australia

Mitra Bhar

NSW Education Standards Authority
Chief Information Officer

Wendy Bryant

Transport for NSW

Richard Burke

Graincorp Limited
Global Information Security Manager

Lea Cornelius

Compass Group Australia

Dave Cowan

Link Group
Chief Information Security Officer

Jack Cross

Queensland University Of Technology
Associate Director of Information Security

Eduardo Dowd

Group CIO

Elrich Engel

Director Cyber Security (CISO), Architecture & Data (acting)

Daniel Evans

Rio Tinto Australia
Chief Information Security Officer

Matthew Fedele-Sirotich

NSW Department of Customer Service
Cluster Chief Information Security Officer

Leanne Fry

Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer

Raghu Gandhy

Veolia Australia and New Zealand
Chief Information Security Officer

Tanya Graham

Healthscope Limited
Executive General Manager, Strategic Programs

Darren Hungerford

Bluescope Steel

Doug Jenkins

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Sheela Maji

Serco Asia Pacific
Chief Digital Officer (Asia Pacific)

Colin Mapp

Toyota Finance Australia
Chief Information Officer

Anthony Molinia

University of Newcastle
Chief Information Officer

Jackie Montado

Oil Search Limited
Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President

Mackenzie Muir

Allianz Australia
Chief Information Security Officer

Christopher Neal

Ramsay Health Care Limited

Hank Opdam

The Star Entertainment Group
Chief Information Security & Continuity Officer

Chris Pogson

General Manager, Technology (CIO)

Kshira Saagar

Latitude Financial Services
Chief Data Officer

Sebastian Schultes

Brookfield Asset Management Australia
Vice President, Technology Services

Siva Sivasubramanian

SingTel Optus

Mark Smink

JLL Australia
Chief Information Security Officer - Asia Pacific

Brad Tallon

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

Debbie Taylor

Chief Information Officer

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