Pia Andrews

Pia Andrews

Special Advisor, Digital and Client Data Workstream Lead
Service Canada

Pia Andrews is an open government and open data ninja, working within the machine to enable greater transparency, democratic engagement, citizen-centric design and real, pragmatic actual innovation in the public sector and beyond. Basically she is trying to do her part in establishing greater public benefit from publicly funded data, software and research.

Pia is also passionate about the Australian tech sector, and continually works to improve the scene for startups, SMEs and clever people do clever things in Australia. This includes work in policy development, in public consultations (eg, the ICT industry Public Sphere, and the Digital Culture Public Sphere) and is interested in how government procurement policy can better facilitate government engagement with SMEs to tap into a broader skills and services base.

Appearing at
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...
FST Gov Western Australia
5 May - 6 May 2021
  • Virtual Conference
Digital loomed large on WA’s recently released 2020-21 state Budget, where the state overwhelmingly focused on post-Covid recovery. Among the centerpieces of WA tech investments is a ‘first of its kind’ cybersecurity operations centre, a game-changer for the state’s cyber...
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...