Nick SmithProgramme Manager
Nick is an account executive and programme manager with over 20 years’ experience of establishing and leading integrated teams through technically complex information technology programmes. His particular expertise is in the defence and security sector in New Zealand and overseas. Nick is currently the workstream lead for NZDF’s Logistic Management Information System, which is a programme of work to transform ICT support for Defence’s logistics business.
Previously, Nick was Hewlett-Packard’s Account Executive for several large Government departments, including the NZDF, Police, Department of Internal Affairs, and the Ministry of Justice. As the General Manager for these accounts, Nick was responsible for leading all aspects of delivery, from definition and development of solutions, through implementation, into managed long-term support.
Prior to moving to New Zealand, Nick’s most challenging position was as programme manager for the specification and implementation of a £30M proof-of-concept air defence sensor system for the UK Ministry of Defence.