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 Australia 2021
3 November 2022
  • National Convention Centre Canberra
While the COVID-19 pandemic and persisting ramifications of the Victoria bushfires forced the Australian Government to deliver a swift pivot to digital for citizens to access information, support and solutions about their lives and livelihoods, it was an opportunity to...
FST Gov NZ Local
31 August 2022
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Not unlike the geographical nature of Australia, New Zealand local councils service an integrated network of countless communities with diverse needs and social complexities, from the islands in the Far North District to the frosty fjords of Southland. Digital technologies...
FST Gov Western Australia
5 May 2022
  • Pan Pacific Perth
Digital innovation continues to remain a key focus for the Western Australia Government, especially after posting better and stronger than expected post-COVID economic recovery in the 2021-22 Budget. Digital is recognised as a crucial avenue for WA to not only...