Pia Andrews

Invited Session 5 Panelist

Pia Andrews

Government of New South Wales, Australia

Pia Andrews is currently the Executive Director, Digital Government Policy and Innovation for the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation. She leads a team of policy, design, data, development and engagement experts to drive the digital transformation of NSW Government. with the view to improving the quality of life for the NSW community.

Prior to DFSI, Pia lead the Service Innovation Lab in New Zealand, a cross agency funded and governed lab for collaborative, multi disciplinary, service design and delivery of life events based services. She has also worked previously at AUSTRAC, the Australian financial intelligence and regulation agency, in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet as Director for Data Infrastructure and Government Engagement, responsible for data.gov.au at the Department of Finance as Director of Coordination and Gov2.0, and as an adviser to Senator Kate Lundy.

Pia was recognised in 2018 as one of the global top 20 most influential in Digital Government and was awarded as one of the top 100 most influential women in Australian in 2014.