Linda Da Silva, Chief Information Officer

Linda Da Silva

Linda Da Silva joined the Westpac Group in 2008 following a 15-year career in IT Consulting and Leadership roles in Australia, Asia, Middle East and the UK. Linda has extensive experience in delivering large-scale technology change, outsourcing and transformation across many industries and organisations.

Linda was appointed Chief Information Officer at BT Financial Group in March 2017.  Her team’s role is to provide technology leadership and deliver IT solutions which enable BT Financial Group to meet its strategic goals.

Prior to the BT CIO role, Linda was Head of Consumer Bank Technology and provided a technology leadership role supporting the Westpac Consumer Bank business. During her career at Westpac, Linda has held other senior IT leadership roles managing large and complex areas of Technology supporting various business and enablement functions such as Credit, Group Operations, Enterprise Services including Property, Finance, Risk, Legal and HR.

Linda is a highly energetic and engaged Technology leader who combines strategic insight with the ability to execute and operationalise change by forming strong partnerships across diverse teams.

Linda has a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting & Systems Design) and is a CPA.

Topics:

  • How technology underpins BT and the Westpac Group strategy

  • How technology facilitates the customer experience

  • Women and technology

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