Ann-Marie Cavanagh

Deputy Chief Digital Officer & Deputy Chief Executive Digital Public Service

Department of Internal Affairs

Ann-Marie Cavanagh is Director, Digital Government Strategy and is leading the development of the New Zealand Digital Government Strategy. Previous roles have included Chief Technology and Digital Services Officer at the Ministry of Health, Prior to moving to New Zealand in 2016 she was Head Digital Strategy at Novartis Pharma AG for the Medical Affairs function based in Switzerland.  She has held a number of positions in ranging from small start-up agencies, to leading global teams in implementing digital innovation. Originally from the UK and a Clinical Pharmacologist by training, Ann-Marie is based in Wellington New Zealand.