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Jane Treadwell

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Lead Digital Development Specialist at World Bank Group

Jane Treadwell has enjoyed a successful career in government and in management consulting, spanning the areas of government transformation and reform, service delivery, design and IT management.

She held senior executive roles in national and state governments in Australia and was the first CIO and Deputy CEO of Digital Business in Centrelink, Australia’s one-stop shop. In this role she pioneered a range of citizen-driven services and shared platforms across government in e- payments and emergency responses. Her variety of experiences and digital leadership led to consulting and advisory assignments with a number of international development organisations around the world.

Jane has been recognised for her contribution to innovative and public sector leadership. She received the Australian iAwards Woman of the Year in 2011, is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration of Australia and was named 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 in Governance Global Practices she works with client countries and partners to assist them understand and shape their digital economies and societies.