Eddo van Loenen

Eddo van Loenen

Chief Information Officer
South Taranaki District Council

Eddo van Loenen is CIO at the South Taranaki District Council. He is currently leading a program of work to achieve digital transformation and increased compliance. This program involves projects like windows10 upgrade, an IT governance process, a complete IT infrastructure replace, an organization wide documentation of business processes, an ERP review and creating awareness of the fact that data is only an asset when correct and complete.

 

Eddo has worked internationally in a wide range of capacities and industries. He has 25 years’ experience in IT and finds that having an MBA enables him to ensure IT is well aligned with business goals and has a customer focus.

 

He was part of the team that developed the CD player at Phillips in the Netherlands, has been consulting to Banque Paribas in London working on the implementation of desktop management across 20,000 workstations, has been Group IT manager for the Apple fields group managing production Information systems across orchards, pack house and corporate services.

Furthermore, Eddo has been IT manager at two leading Universities in New Zealand and Belgium where he introduced centralized IT services, shared services and the introduction of strategic research applications.

 

Across his career he has been passionate about ensuring that IT aligns with business goals, is easy to use and has customer focus.

Appearing at
FST Gov NZ Local
22 September 2021
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
From the islands of the Far North to the frigid fjords of Southland, NZ councils service a patchwork of communities with distinct needs and social complexities. Digital technologies are not just a convenience these communities; the tech toolkit – from...
FST Gov NZ Local
29 August 2019
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Following the success of our inaugural Local Government: New Zealand conference in 2018, we are pleased to announce the return of the event in 2019. This unique conference will showcase breakthrough digital innovations and government technologies, featuring senior leaders at...