Digital and Data Strategy Committee (DDSC)

The Digital and Data Strategy Committee was a high level strategic committee with the purpose to oversee and approve the University wide Digital Master Plan, Information Technology (IT) strategy and associated technology roadmap(s), analyse and provide insight about strategic risks involving technology, and have an oversight on major IT initiatives while ensuring that technology at all times remains a competitive advantage for the University. 

In March 2022, this Committee was replaced by the Digital and Services Strategy Board (DSSB).

Please visit the DMP Delivery SharePoint site for more information on the overall framework and links to other committees.

Committee meeting cycle:

The frequency of the DDSC meetings was set at two times a year, or as per out of session arrangements nominated by the chair. 

Meeting Dates and News:

This Committee is no longer active, please visit the DMP Delivery SharePoint site for News from past meetings.


  • Paul Duldig, Chief Operating Officer (Chair)
  • Keith Nugent, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
  • Grady Venville, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
  • Ian Anderson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student and University Experience)
  • Maryanne Dever, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education & Digital)


  • Jonathan Churchill, Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Suthagar Seevaratnam, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)


  • Lucy Boom, Associate Director, Project Delivery and Engagement, ITS
  • Adam Reed Solution Architect, Project Delivery & Engagement, Information Technology Services