Peter Alexander

Chief Executive Officer

Peter Alexander

Peter is currently the acting Chief Executive Officer at the Digital Transformation Agency.

Peter was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer at the Digital Transformation Agency in January 2021 and prior to that was the Australian Government Chief Digital Officer from June 2017.

In his current role, Peter is responsible for Whole of Government digital delivery including the Australian Government’s Digital Identity program, myGov and government technology initiatives including cyber security uplift. Peter is also responsible for Whole of Government strategic ICT sourcing and procurement, re-use, architecture and corporate functions at the DTA.

Peter was previously the Chief Information Officer at the Treasury and a senior executive at the Department of Finance.

Peter has extensive experience across Australian Government leading and delivering policy, strategy, change programs, government collaboration, financial and corporate management and security. He holds a Master of Business Informatics (IT), a Graduate Diploma in Information Systems, a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and is a Fellow of Certified Practising Accountants Australia.