CIO50

CIO50 2021

CIO50: New Zealand’s most innovative CIOs

CIO50: New Zealand’s most innovative CIOs

Welcome to the 3rd annual CIO50 list where we recognise the top 50 senior technology executives who are driving innovation and influencing rapid change across their organisations.

On behalf of the team at CIO New Zealand, we hope that you enjoy reading these inspiring stories of innovation and leadership.

Sarah Putt
Editor, CIO New Zealand

CIO50 2021

  • 1

    Mandy Simpson

    Z Energy

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • 2

    Brian Northern

    Fulton Hogan

    Group Chief Information Officer

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  • 3

    Jason Mangan

    University of Auckland

    Chief Technology Officer

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  • 4

    Nicholas Fourie

    Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

    Vice President ICT

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  • 5

    Roger Jones

    Auckland Transport

    Executive General Manager Business Technology

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  • 6

    Angela Nash

    NZ Rugby

    Chief Information and Technology Officer

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  • 7

    Alexis Stewart

    Mercy Radiology

    Director of Strategic Programmes

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  • 8

    Shayne Hunter Michael Dreyer

    Ministry of Health

    Deputy Director-General, Data and Digital Directorate & Chief Technology Officer

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  • 9

    Michael Bullock

    ANZ Bank

    Chief Information Officer

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  • 10

    Mark Leadbetter

    House of Travel

    IT Director

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  • 11

    Jaron Shaw

    Earthquake Commission

    Chief Data Officer

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  • 12

    Gavin Costello

    Network for Learning

    Chief Information and Security Officer

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  • 13

    Danushka Abeysuriya

    Rush Digital

    CTO and CISO

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  • 14

    Peter Fletcher-Dobson

    BCITO

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • 15

    Shayne Tong

    Auckland District Health Board

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • 16

    Stephen Vidulich

    EnviroNZ

    Head of Technology

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  • 17

    Andrew Haddad

    Vodafone New Zealand

    Chief Information Officer

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  • 18

    Rebecca Thomas

    PwC

    Chief Information Officer

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  • 19

    Sue McLean

    Greater Wellington Regional Council

    Chief Information Officer

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  • 20

    Thomas Hyde

    Beca

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • 21

    Mark Rees

    Xero

    Chief Technology Officer

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  • 22

    Richard Wyke

    Figured

    Chief Product Officer

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  • 23

    Simon Kennedy

    Foodstuffs North Island

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • 24

    Michelle Anderson

    The Warehouse Group

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • 25

    Eion Hall

    University of Waikato

    Chief Information Officer

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26 - 50 (In alphabetical order)

  • Phil Coster

    Mitre 10

    Chief Information Officer

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  • Mark Denvir

    Auckland Council

    Director, ICT

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  • Carl Duckinson

    Aurecon

    Chief Information Officer

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  • Richard Evans

    Statistics NZ

    General Manager Economic and Environmental Insights

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  • Liz Gosling

    Auckland University of Technology

    Chief Information Officer and COVID-19 Response Lead

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  • Allan Lightbourne

    Tauranga City Council

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • Robert Lockerd

    Parliamentary Service

    Chief Information Officer

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  • Symon McHerron

    Christchurch City Council

    Chief Information Officer

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  • Paul Natac

    Heart Foundation

    Head of Information Technology Services

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  • Cobus Nel

    Transpower

    General Manager Information Services and Technology

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  • Ewen Powell

    Chorus

    Chief Technology Officer

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  • Marcus Rameke

    Nikko Asset Management New Zealand

    Head of Information Technology

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  • Andrew Ramsay

    Fisher & Paykel

    General Manager Information Technology

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  • Neville Richardson

    Gallagher Group

    Chief Information Officer

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  • Roxanne Salton

    Southern Cross Health Society

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • Nathan Scott

    Valocity Global

    Chief Technology Officer

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  • David Scullin

    Zespri

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • Martin Sharrock

    2degrees

    Chief Technology Officer

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  • Matt van Deventer

    Trustpower

    General Manager Technology and Delivery

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  • Alistair Vickers

    Tū Ora Compass Health

    Chief Information Officer

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  • Richard Wilkinson

    Farmlands Co-operative

    Chief Digital Officer

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1
Mandy Simpson Chief Digital Officer Z Energy
2
Brian Northern Group Chief Information Officer Fulton Hogan
3
Jason Mangan Chief Technology Officer University of Auckland
4
Nicholas Fourie Vice President ICT Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
5
Roger Jones Executive General Manager Business Technology Auckland Transport
6
Angela Nash Chief Information and Technology Officer NZ Rugby
7
Alexis Stewart Director of Strategic Programmes Mercy Radiology
8
Shayne Hunter Michael Dreyer Deputy Director-General, Data and Digital Directorate & Chief Technology Officer Ministry of Health
9
Michael Bullock Chief Information Officer ANZ Bank
10
Mark Leadbetter IT Director House of Travel
11
Jaron Shaw Chief Data Officer Earthquake Commission
12
Gavin Costello Chief Information and Security Officer Network for Learning
13
Danushka Abeysuriya CTO and CISO Rush Digital
14
Peter Fletcher-Dobson Chief Digital Officer BCITO
15
Shayne Tong Chief Digital Officer Auckland District Health Board
16
Stephen Vidulich Head of Technology EnviroNZ
17
Andrew Haddad Chief Information Officer Vodafone New Zealand
18
Rebecca Thomas Chief Information Officer PwC
19
Sue McLean Chief Information Officer Greater Wellington Regional Council
20
Thomas Hyde Chief Digital Officer Beca
21
Mark Rees Chief Technology Officer Xero
22
Richard Wyke Chief Product Officer Figured
23
Simon Kennedy Chief Digital Officer Foodstuffs North Island
24
Michelle Anderson Chief Digital Officer The Warehouse Group
25
Eion Hall Chief Information Officer University of Waikato

26 - 50 (In alphabetical order)

Mark BederTechnology DirectorSpark
Simon CaseyBarfoot & Thompson
Phil CosterChief Information OfficerMitre 10
Mark DenvirDirector, ICTAuckland Council
Carl DuckinsonChief Information OfficerAurecon
Richard EvansGeneral Manager Economic and Environmental InsightsStatistics NZ
Liz GoslingChief Information Officer and COVID-19 Response LeadAuckland University of Technology
Allan LightbourneChief Digital OfficerTauranga City Council
Robert LockerdChief Information OfficerParliamentary Service
Symon McHerronChief Information OfficerChristchurch City Council
Paul NatacHead of Information Technology ServicesHeart Foundation
Cobus NelGeneral Manager Information Services and TechnologyTranspower
Ewen PowellChief Technology OfficerChorus
Marcus RamekeHead of Information TechnologyNikko Asset Management New Zealand
Andrew RamsayGeneral Manager Information TechnologyFisher & Paykel
Neville RichardsonChief Information OfficerGallagher Group
Roxanne SaltonChief Digital OfficerSouthern Cross Health Society
Nathan ScottChief Technology OfficerValocity Global
David ScullinChief Digital OfficerZespri
Martin SharrockChief Technology Officer2degrees
Paul SpainCEOGorilla Technology
Matt van DeventerGeneral Manager Technology and DeliveryTrustpower
Alistair VickersChief Information OfficerTū Ora Compass Health
Richard WilkinsonChief Digital OfficerFarmlands Co-operative
Karl WrightCIO and CISODatacom Group