Dr Lesley Seebeck

Dr Lesley Seebeck

Chief Investment and Advisory Officer (CIAO), Digital Transformation Agency



Dr Lesley Seebeck commenced as the Chief Investment and Advisory Officer (CIAO) at the Digital Transformation Agency, responsible for the in early October 2017. She is responsible for the Digital Investment Management Office.

Previously Lesley was Chief Information Officer, then Group Executive Data and Digital and Chief Information and Technology Officer, at the Bureau of Meteorology. In March 2017, she was recognised as Federal Government CIO of the Year.

Lesley has extensive experience in strategy, policy, management, budget, information technology and research roles in the Australian Public Service, industry and academia. She has worked in the Departments of Finance, Defence and Prime Minister and Cabinet; the Office of National Assessments; as an IT and management consultant in private industry; and at two universities.

Her PhD in information technology considered the temporal behaviour of complex adaptive systems. She has an MBA, a Masters in Defence Studies and a Bachelor's degree in Applied Science (Physics).