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Damon Rees is a business leader focused on customer centricity, culture, digital enablement and innovation. He has more than 20 years of experience in driving transformational change, organisational performance and better customer outcomes.

Current positions

  • Chief Executive Officer, Service NSW
  • Independent Director at GP Synergy – Australia’s largest training organisation for GPs

Former positions

Damon’s experience spans the private, public, and not for profit sectors

  • Inaugural Government Chief Information and Digital Officer for NSW Government
  • Chief Digital Officer for Macquarie Group
  • Chief Technology and Interim Chief Information Officer for Woolworths
  • Head of Integrated Delivery for Westpac
  • Independent Director at GP Synergy since 2014 including:
    • 3 years as Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk committee 
    • 6 years as Chair of the Digital and ICT committee.


  • Awarded the Sir James Wolfhenson scholarship to study at the Harvard Kennedy School in 2018
  • Completed a Global Executive MBA with the University of Sydney in 2011
  • Holds a Bachelor of Information Technology from the University of Technology, Sydney.
Last updated: 18 August 2022