Paul Cooper

Paul Cooper

Former A/Director, Digital Health
Department of Health and Human Services

As an independent consultant, Paul specialises in strategic advisory services aimed at helping organisations make the most effective use of information and digital capabilities. He also lectures and researches with Deakin University and Epworth Healthcare in the field of Health Informatics. He has a unique blend of insights from his experience in medical research, IT, business consulting and digital marketing. Most recently Paul was Acting Director Digital Health for Department of Health & Human Services (Vic). 

Paul obtained a Ph.D at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (Melb. Uni), and subsequently a Grad. Dip. Business (Organisational Development) at RMIT University. He has many years of leadership experience including as MD of a UK consulting firm. He is a confident and accomplished leader, presenter and facilitator and has been widely engaged by clients for executive and board level consultancy. Paul brings his energy and talents in eHealth, digital innovation, strategy development and transformational change to client organisations. He is known for his high energy levels and collaborative working style which helps colleagues and team members achieve goals. He believes strongly in the benefits of diversity and has been a diversity champion throughout his career. 

Specialties: Government, Health & Education, Digital Marketing, Health Informatics, Strategic Planning, facilitation, diversity, IT emerging solutions, informatics, motivation, innovation and organisation development.

 

Appearing at
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...
FST Gov Australia
20 November 2019
  • National Convention Centre Canberra
The Commonwealth has been lauded globally as a trailblazer for digital innovation. With billion-dollar investments in groundbreaking technologies, including blockchain and artificial intelligence, the Federal Government has cast itself among the world’s most progressive technology innovators. Yet, despite its lofty...
FST Gov NZ
28 August 2019
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
FSTGov’s marquee event of 2019, the New Zealand conference marks the biggest dedicated government technology event in the region.