Gemma Van Halderen

Chief Data Officer and Group Manager of the Data and Evaluation

Department of Social Services

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Gemma Van Halderen is the Department of Social Services Chief Data Officer and Group Manager of the Data and Evaluation Group in the Social Security Stream.
Gemma joined the Department in April 2023. In her current role, she is responsible for the department’s centralised data strategy and evaluation functions.

Gemma previously held a number of senior executive positions at the Australian Bureau of Statistics, including leading the delivery of Bureau’s official population and labour force estimates, as well as key roles in data, corporate support and strategy. In 2016, she led a Taskforce in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet preparing the Government’s response to the Productivity Commission’s Data Availability and Use Inquiry. She has represented the Australian Government internationally, including as a delegate to the United Nations Statistical Commission and Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management, and worked for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand between 2018 and 2021.
Gemma holds a Bachelor of Statistics (Honours) from the Australian National University, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Director, and elected member of the International Statistics Institute.

Next Appearance
Future of Federal Government Summit 2024
Breakdown
22 Speakers
8 Sponsors
Speakers
Fay Flevaras
Department of Health and Aged Care
Andrew Lalor
Department of Finance
Gemma Van Halderen
Department of Social Services
Hamish Hansford
Department of Home Affairs
Xiaoyan Lu
Australian National Audit Office
Lauren Mills
Digital Transformation Agency
Highlights
OPENING KEYNOTE | APS CYBER LEADERSHIP
APS REFORM CASE STUDY
EXECUTIVE THINK TANK | NEW WAVE IT STRATEGY
DATA FUTURES PANEL DISCUSSION
CYBER & TECH LEADERS PANEL DISCUSSION
LOCKNOTE | AI IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Future Gov Federal 2024
6 November 2024
  • National Convention Centre Canberra
FST Government Panel on stage
8 November 2023
  • National Convention Centre Canberra
FSTGov Future of VIC Government Summit 2024
1 October - 2 October 2020
  • Virtual Conference
To participate as a speaker:
Brittini Raygo
Senior Conference Producer
T: +61 02 8484 0945
To participate as a speaker:
Aron Kunaseelan
Chief Operating Officer
T: +61 423 631 461
To participate as a speaker:
Henna Qaisar
Senior Conference Producer
T: +61 410 828 401