Damon Rees

A/Chief Executive Officer / Service NSW


Damon brings a wealth of business and IT knowledge and leadership experience to Service NSW. 

Damon was previously the NSW Government’s first Chief Information & Digital Officer (GCIDO) and Deputy Secretary of ICT & Digital Government within the Department of Finance, Services & Innovation. In this most senior role of NSW Government, he has advocated for digital adoption across the NSW public sector, defining the long-term vision for ICT and digital technologies, implementing the NSW Open Data Policy and improving integration across Government agencies.

Prior to this, Damon was the Chief Digital Officer at Macquarie Bank, having earlier served as the Chief Technology Officer and interim Chief Information Officer at Woolworths, and as Westpac’s Head of Integrated Delivery.

Damon also currently serves as a board director for the NSW Telco Authority and Non-Executive Director with GP Synergy, a federally-funded general practice education and training provider.