Evelyn Wareham

Evelyn Wareham

Chief Data and Insights Officer
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (New Zealand)

Evelyn is a self-confessed data zealot and a strong believer in the power of data and insights to improve lives. As Chief Data and Insights Officer for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), Evelyn is responsible for growing governance, strategy and capability to help MBIE to get its data engine in gear and become an insights driven organisation. Prior to this, at Stats NZ, Evelyn led delivery of online data for customers and the rapid expansion of New Zealand’s Integrated Data Infrastructure as a world-leading research hub of anonymised, person-centred data. Evelyn has explored the opportunities, risks, principles and roadmap for data sharing and use in New Zealand through her role on the NZ Data Futures Forum and a leadership fellowship to the UK and USA.

Appearing at
FST Gov NZ
15 October - 16 October 2020
  • Virtual Conference
Te Mahere mō te Whakaurunga Matihiko, or the Digital Inclusion Blueprint, released in 2019, is a hallmark of NZ’s progressive technology agenda – a vision for an inclusive, citizen-centric public service that empowers engagement through technology. However, while digital technologies...
NSW Government Event
29 May 2019
  • ICC Sydney
Australia’s ‘first state’ sits at the vanguard of digital government transformation. Don’t miss NSW’s premier government technology conference, offering privileged insight from technology leaders on the evolution of the government’s ICT program.