Stuart Wakefield


Ministry of Education

Stuart is the Chief Digital Officer for the NZ Ministry of Education, and was previously the Director of the Office of the Government CIO. He has extensive experience in both private and public sector, across a broad range of industries, including health & education, banking & finance, utilities, and several years as an independent consultant.

In the education sector Stuart leads a comprehensive programme of work that is helping drive the broad transformation of education through the use of technology, with a focus on the key pillars of digital enablement, digital wellness & digital equity.