The ITx 2016 Programme may change without notice
Overview of programmes underway nationally within the public healthcare sector.
Chief Technology and Digital Services Officer (Acting), Ministry of Health
Giles Southwell was appointed Chief Technology and Digital Services Officer (Acting) for the Ministry of Health in October 2015.
Giles previously joined Inland Revenue in 2010 and was appointed CFO in 2012.
Originally from the United Kingdom, Giles has worked across the public sector since the early 90s, in roles that have focused on improving business performance and value for money, identifying service improvements, and delivering effective corporate governance and assurance.
He moved to New Zealand in 2008 to work for the Office of the Auditor-General where he was responsible for leading their work on improving service performance information.
Giles was educated at the University of Bradford where he achieved First Class Honours in Managerial Sciences and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, and a Fellow of CPA Australia.