Andrew Mills

Chief Information Officer @ Queensland Government

Andrew Mills was appointed Queensland Government Chief Information Officer in January 2014. In this role he provides strategic advice to Ministers and Directors‑General on the best way for the government to digitally transform and use information and communication technology (ICT) to deliver improved services to Queenslanders.

Before this role, Andrew was Chief Information Officer for the South Australian Government where he led development and implementation of cross-government ICT strategy and policy and improvement initiatives to build online service capability.

Andrew has worked in the public sector for 42 years, and has held senior positions in both the Australian and South Australian governments. He served in the Australian Army for 22 years in communications and was an executive in the SA Government for 16 years.  The majority of his career has been spent in management positions predominantly in information management, information technology and telecommunications. He has extensive experience in strategy and policy as well as program, project, contract and sourcing management, operational and line management of service delivery organisations.

Andrew has a Bachelor of Science from the University of NSW and a Master of Science (Electronic Systems) from the Cranfield University in the UK.