Event Location: 
Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre, Kuwait
Event Date: 
10-11 December 2019
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Ms. Jane Treadwell

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Ms. Jane Treadwell
Global Lead Digital Development Specialist, The World Bank
Speaker 2019


Jane Treadwell has had a successful career in government and management consulting in the areas of government transformation, service delivery, innovation, design and IT.  She held senior executive roles in Australia’s national and state governments and was the first CIO and Deputy CEO of Digital Business in Centrelink, a pioneer in one-stop shop services as well as CEO of DesignGov. Her digital and design leadership led to consulting and advisory assignments with several international development organisations around the world.

Jane was recognised for her contribution to innovative and public sector leadership receiving the Australian iAwards Woman of the Year in 2011, Fellowship of the Institute of Public Administration of Australia and being awarded National CIO of 2005.

Now as the World Bank’s Lead Digital Development Specialist, following 4 years as a Practice Manager in Digital Development and Governance Global Practices, she works with client countries and partners to assist them understand and shape their digital economies and societies.