Barry Lowry

Barry Lowry

Chief Information Officer
Republic of Ireland

Barry Lowry has been the Chief Information Officer for the Irish Government since April 2016 with the primary task of taking forward the Public Service ICT and eGovernment Strategies. These set out ambitions for developing the use of shared services, digital services and data to better serve the people of Ireland and ensure that Ireland is well-placed to benefit from European initiatives such as the Digital Single Market.

Barry was previously the Director for IT Shared Services and Strategy and Head of the IT Profession within the Northern Ireland Civil Service.

Barry is a Fellow of the Irish and British Computer Societies and is a former winner of the BCS Northern Ireland IT Professional of the Year. He was awarded an O.B.E. for services to the Northern Ireland Government and the Northern Ireland Computer Industry in 2017.

 

 

Appearing at
FST Gov Queensland
30 March - 31 March 2021
  • Virtual Conference
Off the back of its recent re-election, and more than three years since announcing its last wholesale digital strategy, Queensland Government is reinvesting its energies and priorities back into its tech transformation program. With key changes and several post-election appointments...
FST Gov Queensland
8 September - 9 September 2020
  • Virtual Conference
FST Government Queensland 2020 returns as a special Digital Summit exclusively for our Queensland Public Sector audience on 8 & 9 September 2020. FST Gov Queensland has been developed with a view to providing a digital transformation roadmap for technology decision-makers,...