Giles Nunis was appointed into the inaugural role of Chief Executive and Government Chief Information Officer on 30 September 2015, having been acting in the role since 28 April 2015. Giles was the Deputy Director General at the Department of State Development since early 2010. He was responsible for negotiating commercial State Agreements on behalf of the government with major resource companies and managing the government’s international trade offices. During this time Giles was also seconded to the Department of Health and played a major role in restructuring of the department’s Fiona Stanley Hospital ICT Program which was successfully delivered on time for the opening of the hospital in November 2014.
Prior to joining the WA Government, Giles was the National Managing Director of a multi-national ICT and Management Consulting firm, based in Melbourne, with its head office in Zurich, Switzerland. With more than 600 consultants nationally he was responsible for managing a $150M business. Giles has undertaken a number of major ICT consulting assignments in Australia, SE Asia and the UK in both the government and private sector in the following industries: health; licensing; compliance & regulation; courts; legal; banking; land tenure; and hospitality.