Craig Jones

Deputy Government Statistician and Deputy Chief Executive

Stats NZ - Tatauranga Aotearoa

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Craig started as Deputy Government Statistician with responsibility for Data System Leadership in May 2020. Prior to this role he was Deputy Secretary, Evidence, Data and Knowledge in the Ministry of Education since May 2016. Prior to joining the Ministry he spent 16 years in the New South Wales public service, holding leadership roles in Justice, Treasury and Education.
Originally from Waihopai | Invercargill, he graduated from Otago University in 2000 and was later awarded a PhD in forensic psychology from the University of New South Wales. Craig proudly describes himself as a data nerd and all of his roles in government have involved a strong focus on how government can collect, manage and use data to make better decisions.

Next Appearance
Future of New Zealand Government Summit 2024
Breakdown
38 Speakers
16 Sponsors
Speakers
Craig Jones
Stats NZ - Tatauranga Aotearoa
AIRCDRE Carl Nixon
New Zealand Defence Force - Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa
Katrine Evans
Department of Internal Affairs – Te Tari Taiwhenua
Glenn Kirker
New Zealand Defence Force - Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa
Elle Archer
Chair - Te Matarau, The Māori Tech Association
Mark Horgan
Ministry of Education - Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga
Highlights
OPENING KEYNOTE | DATA & DIGITAL INNOVATION
EXECUTIVE THINK TANK | DIGITAL LEADERSHIP
LIGHTNING TALK #1 | KICKSTARTING TRANSFORMATION
DATA PANEL DISCUSSION | SYSTEM CAPABILITIES
LIGHTNING TALK #2 | PRIVACY PERSPECTIVES
CYBER PANEL DISCUSSION | RESILIENCE
LIGHTNING TALK #3 | DATA FUTURES
CLOSING KEYNOTE | DATA-DRIVEN DECISION-MAKING
FSTGov Future of NZ Government Summit 2024
29 August 2024
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Speaker on stage presenting at FST Gov Victoria 2022
31 August 2023
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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