Angus entered politics in 2013 when he was elected as the Liberal Federal Member for Hume in NSW.
Building on his background in economics, Angus was appointed to parliamentary committees on employment, trade and investment, and public accounts. He was also chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties.
Angus was promoted to Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister with special responsibility for Cities and Digital Transformation in February 2016. He was reappointed to the frontbench after the 2016 Federal election.
Angus’ portfolios stretch across the whole of government to improve city liveability and tackle long standing issues of traffic congestion, housing affordability and the need to create jobs closer to where people live. He has a focus on regional cities and outer suburban cities.
With a passion for cutting edge technology and the benefits for citizens of the digital age, Angus authored an essay The Promise of Digital Government which was published by the Menzies Research Centre in 2016.
He has gained a reputation amongst his constituents as a keen problem solver, focusing in his electorate on growth opportunities for regional communities and improving telecommunications.
Prior to entering parliament in 2013 Angus was a Director at Port Jackson Partners where he was a strategy and business advisor on the resources, agriculture, energy and infrastructure sectors. Prior to this he was a partner at global consulting firm McKinsey & Co.
Angus has a Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honours and University Medal) and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Sydney. He also has a Master of Philosophy in Economics from Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. His thesis was in the field of competition policy.
In his private capacity Angus has founded or advised a number of small, fast growing start-up businesses, particularly in the agriculture sector.
Bureau of Meteorology
Department of Human Services
Joumana has both a business and IT background, with a high level of strategic and leadership skills, and formal qualifications in applied science, management, business informatics and risk management. She is currently leading the ICT as a Service Transformation Change Program. The program focuses on building out the ICTaaS operating model required to support the industrialised platform to enable the technology vision and strategic priorities for the department. This journey started back in 2015 with Joumana managing the delivery and integration of the technology capability required to support ICTaaS transformation. The role has since evolved to encompass developing the ICTaaS service functions and supporting key organisational change activities.
Australian Federal Police
Department of Immigration & Border Protection
David has over 26 years’ experience in the IT industry primarily in operational support roles across most of the major technology towers such as networking, Wintel systems and storage. He has had significant experience at the Attorney-General’s Department supporting their classified systems before moving into management positions with a bigger focus on service delivery and strategy. In the last three and a half years David has been with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection where he has taken a lead role in the establishment of operational teams to support the Department’s insourcing of IT systems.
Digital Transformation Agency
Department of the Premier & Cabinet, SA
Stephen has over 15 years’ experience working in the ICT sector primarily across large scale transition, transformation and change programs. Leading major across government change initiatives in Strategic Procurement, Shared Services and Strategic Vendor Management.
Stephen recently led the Government of South Australia’s Innovative ICT EOI program which attracted 187 proposals to leverage government investment in ICT to create sustainable ICT services in South Australia that drive locally-based innovation and growth in the ICT industry.
As Director, ICT Transformation, Stephen is driving a range of initiatives to improve ICT service delivery, deliver improved value for money and drive economic development in South Australia.
National Health and Medical Research Council
Wendy Fox is a talented technical professional with extensive experience and proven ability to develop and implement solutions in a large and complex information communication environment. Highly personable and self motivated with the versatility to work among a diverse group and handle complex problems effectively. Combines over twenty years’ experience in Government with extensive and proven ability to develop and implement solutions in large and complex environments. Successful at formulating plans/executing mission critical initiatives and achieving objectives in a high risk environment. Currently leading eHealth programs in large scale Digital Transformation in Cloud and Data Solutions.
Chief Minister Treasury & Economic Development Directorate, ACT Government
Ole Nielsen is Deputy Chief Digital Officer and Director of Digital Transformation in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government where he is promoting the implementation of the ACT Digital Strategy. Until recently, Ole was Director for Scientific Computing at Geoscience Australia where he was responsible for a large team of scientific software engineers and champion for digital transformation in the agency. He also developed the agency’s Digital Science Strategy which sets out a vision for how the agency can embrace the rapidly changing digital environment to remain at the cutting edge of geoscience. Ole loves the nexus where people and technology combine.
Mr Antony Stinziani is the Chief Information Officer at Geoscience Australia.
Antony is responsible for the development and implementation of the GA ICT Strategy and the GA Digital Science Transformation.
Antony holds a university degree in Public Administration, with majors in Information Technology and Human Resource Management. Antony has also completed strategic leadership programs at the Australian Graduate School of Management.
Antony is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, is a member of the Carers ACT Board of Directors and a member of the Carers Australia Board of Directors.
Antony has over 25 years of experience in government ICT and a strong track record of leadership with a focus on strategic alignment and transformation of ICT – particularly in science and research-based environments. Antony is heavily involved in the national research agenda and has been involved in numerous executive and policy committees that lead the partnership of ICT and research across the government, university and industry sectors.
Antony is heavily involved in whole of government ICT as a member of various Commonwealth executive committees and forums, including the Government CIO Forum, Commonwealth Data Champions, eGov Cluster Steering Committee, Government Science ICT Network and the Canberra Innovation Centre.
Defence Housing Australia