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Pia Andrews (she/her)

Executive Director of Digital Government, Department of Finance, Services and Innovation, New South Wales Government, Australia

Pia (Waugh) Andrews is an open government and data ninja who has recently joined the digital transformation and gov as a platform cabal. She works within the (public sector) machine to enable greater transparency, democratic engagement, citizen-centric design and real, pragmatic actual innovation in the public sector and beyond.

Pia believes that tech culture has a huge role to play in achieving better policy planning, outcomes, public engagement and a better public service all round. She is also trying to do her part in establishing greater public benefit from publicly funded data, software and research. Pia was awarded as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Women in Australia for 2014.


Fastforward workshop

November 7, 2018  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Closing remarks

November 7, 2018  9:30 PM – 10:00 PM

A year innovating: what we did in NZ

November 8, 2018  3:45 PM – 3:55 PM
After her keynote at last year’s FWD50, Pia will report back to the FWD50 community on how much was achieved in a year of applying the keynote concepts, over 1 year, in the New Zealand Service Innovation Lab. See more.

Transformers: more than meets the eye

November 8, 2018  5:00 PM – 5:35 PM
The talk will prepare public servants to shift to a public vales management and intergenerational wellness approach, and for how to respond in an exponentially changing and complex world without creating new societal divides and inequities. See more.
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