Murray Wills

Director / Principal Consultant

Murray has over 35 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 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
  • 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.

 

Professional 

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 🙂

 

Qualifications

  • 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)

Awards

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
  • Seoul Accord Delegate, ITPNZ
  • 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
  • NZ member of International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) Committee for ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 40 IT Service Management and IT Governance

Giving Back to the Community

  • Treasurer, Disability Spirituality and Faith Network Aotearoa / NZ
  • Ordained Anglican Priest
  • Aged Care Chaplain
  • Pro-bono consultancy advice

Governance

  • Board Member Liverton Security Limited
  • Board member or Trustee of a number of Organisations and Charities.

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