The Dilemma of Digital
Gavin Slater has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Government’s Digital Transformation Agency since 1 May, 2017. The agency’s role is to accelerate the digital transformation of government.
Prior to this, Gavin spent 30 years in the private sector working in Financial Services. He was a member, for a period of 7 years, of the Group Executive Team of National Australia Bank, a top five ASX listed multinational company. He was also a Director of the Bank of New Zealand for a period of five years.
Gavin has a proven track record in delivering large scale transformation in response to digital disruption and changing customer preferences.
Gavin is chair of the Very Special Kids Foundation, which promotes the profile and activities of the Very Special Kids hospice in Victoria.
He is a keen athlete and competes regularly in triathlons, and has completed two ironman events.
Gavin is married and has two daughters.