Delivering outstanding citizen services in a complex political environment
Darrin has more than 31 years’ experience working in Government and executive management roles. In 1997, Darrin was appointed as Chief Information Officer, Department of Treasury.
In 2002, Darrin managed the creation of CorpTech and the associated IT frameworks for the Shared Services initiative. He led the implementation of the whole-of-government Shared Services solutions until moving to the Department of Communities in 2007 to lead the department’s ICT portfolio.
In 2012, Darrin was appointed as the CIO of the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services and now, in 2018, is the Assistant Director-General and CIO for both agencies, the Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors; and the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women.
In this key role Darrin has overseen a number of strategic initiatives including moving services to the cloud, automation of ICT service delivery, integrating data across government agencies to assist in the search for missing children and digitising services across the child protection system to staff, partners, foster carers and vulnerable children.