Chris East
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Chris East

Public Trust

Chief information officer

  • Appointed June 2020.
  • Earlier spent 11 years at the Department of Internal Affairs, most recently as chief adviser to the CEO.
  • Other roles at DIA were acting deputy CEO, corporate services, and chief information officer for four years.

Career

Gen-i
Application Development Team Lead
Dec 1999 - Nov 2003
Westpac
Senior Systems Manager - Java
Dec 2003 - Feb 2007
Hewlett-Packard
NZ Java Practice Lead
Mar 2007 - Feb 2008
Department of Internal Affairs / Te Tari Taiwhenua
Chief Advisor To CE, Deputy Chief Executive Shared Services
Jun 2018 - Jun 2020
Public Trust
CIO at Public Trust
Jun 2020 - Present

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