Murray Wills

Director / Principal Consultant

Murray has over 40 years of in-depth IT and business experience. He has hands-on experience in many areas of business and IT to senior management level, and he has a passion for IT enablement of business strategies and achieving results.

Industry-wise, Murray has extensive experience in the corporate, banking and finance, government secondary and tertiary education sectors. His years in consulting and sales has exposed him to a significant number of other industries.

Murray facilitates courses in IT/Digital Governance and a range of topics of interest to CIOs, CEOs and Board members.

Murray’s expertise includes:

  • Virtual CIO/CDO/CISO Services
  • IT Governance advice and training for Boards, CEO’s and CIO’s
  • IT Governance Health Checks
  • Business requirements definition
  • Tender preparation, evaluation, and selection
  • Strategic information systems planning
  • Programme and Project management
  • Information technology management
  • IT and IT Governance reviews
  • IT education consulting, accreditation and monitoring
  • Training of CIO’s and Boards
  • Change management
  • Cyber Security
  • Managing Software Development
  • Business Case Development
  • IT Contracts and Negotiation
  • Mentoring staff
  • Transition management
  • Advice on IT staff recruitment and interviewing
  • Website development, project management and reviews
  • IT Training in management, CIO skills, and articles on topical IT topics.



We take professionalism, qualifications and experience seriously.

Not only are we qualified to offer you advice, but we maintain a commitment to professional development. It’s a requirement of the various professional membership organisations that we belong to. 

Actually we love being up to date 🙂



  • Master of Business Studies, Information Systems with Distinction, Massey University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Administration, Massey University
  • Management Diploma, NZ Institute of Management
  • Diploma for Graduates (Pastoral Studies), Otago University
  • Certified Management Consultant (CMC)
  • Chartered IT Professional (CITP)


Giving back to Tertiary Education and the Profession

  • NZQA Bachelor and Master’s of Digital Technologies Monitor, MIT
  • NZQA Bachelor of IT Monitor, WINTEC
  • Bachelor of IT Monitor, The Open Polytechnic of NZ
  • Accreditation Visit Manager, ITPNZ Seoul Accord Degree Accreditations
  • NZQA Accreditation Panel Member
  • Better Business Cases Approved Trainer
  • Assessor for ITPNZ
  • CIO and IT Governance course facilitator
  • Judge – Multiple CIO Awards
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member CIO Magazine
  • Papers reviewer various Conferences
  • International representation on behalf of NZ
    • NZ member of International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) Committee for ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 40 IT Service Management and IT Governance
    • NZ Seoul Accord Delegate, ITPNZ

Giving Back to the Community

  • Council Member, Secretary/Treasurer, Disability Spirituality and Faith Network Aotearoa / NZ
  • Ordained Anglican Priest
  • Aged Care and Rest home Chaplaincy
  • Pro-bono consultancy advice
  • Mentor 


  • Owner and Director Maxsys Limited
  • Owner and Non-Executive Director Liverton Security Limited
  • Board member or Trustee of a number of Organisations and Charities.
  • Training of Board members in Digital/IT Governance.

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