Steve Hamilton, General Manager (Chief Information Officer) Technology Services Division

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Steve Hamilton is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the ABS. He leads the Technology & Security Division (TSD) in providing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) leadership and services for all areas of the ABS.

Steve’s Australian Public Service career spans more than 30 years and has significant experience with IT delivery in government. For the last 8 years Steve was a Deputy Commissioner within the Enterprise Solutions and Technology Group at the Australian Taxation Office. During his 25 years at the ATO he worked on complex large scale system integration programs delivering the government's legislative reforms for Tax and Superannuation as well as Whole of Government initiatives such as Standard Business Reporting.

In his most recent role prior to joining the ABS, Steve headed up the ATO’s Digital Strategy and Digital Delivery capabilities, with primary accountability for IT Strategy, Architecture, Security and Planning as well as the ATO's eCommerce and web platforms where the ATO has leveraged both agile work practices and cloud platforms.

Steve was also the Co-Chair of the ATO's "Working with our partners in the Tax and Superannuation System Program Board".