Tim Occleshaw

Invited Session 5 Panelist

Tim Occleshaw

Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand

Tim Occleshaw is Deputy Government Chief Digital Officer and Deputy Chief Executive, Service and System Transformation at New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs.

Since 2012 Tim has been the head of development and delivery of New Zealand Government’s centrally-led, collaboratively delivered digital transformation. His portfolio includes digital service innovation, digital identity strategy, system-wide ICT assurance leadership, Government Information Services, the Government Chief Privacy Officer and ICT procurement leadership across government. These are integral to managing investments and driving resilience and value across government agencies. Before joining DIA in 2012, Tim spent four years with Inland Revenue as Deputy Commissioner, Information, Design and Systems. As Chief Information Officer at the Ministry of Social Development, Tim was recognised as New Zealand CIO of the Year in 2008.

Tim’s career spans more than 25 years working in business, management and executive roles in the public and financial services sectors in Australia and New Zealand.