Jeff Carige

Jeff Carige Speaker Chief Data & Analytics Officer Public SEctor

Jeff Carige

Job Title: Assistant Secretary, Intelligence Development Branch

Company: Department of Immigration & Border Protection

Jeff Carige started his career in the Royal Australian Air Force where he spent 11 years in the communications and electronics engineering field. Jeff retired from the military services in 2001 and moved into the Department of Defence as a civilian.

Jeff worked in a number of areas across the Department, specialising in capability management and programme delivery, with a specific focus on data collection and exploitation.

Jeff was promoted into the Senior Executive Service in September 2015. He is now the Assistant Secretary Intelligence Development in the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, where he is responsible for the implementation of the Department’s intelligence capability strategy and the operation of its cyber intelligence and advanced data analytics capabilities.


Speaking at the following:

9.40 - 10.05
Case study:  The Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s focus on data as a strategic asset and prospective data analytics reforms

Overview of the Department’s business and future challenges;  Data as a strategic asset – its importance to border management;  and analytic reforms – exploitation of data to achieve operational affect.

12.15 - 12.50
Panel Discussion: The Chief Data & Analytics Officer role in Government: Data Champions and their role in driving the data analytics agenda

Key data and analytics challenges facing the role in the APS in contrast to the private sector;  How the CDAO role is key in driving the WofG data innovation agenda;  Bridging the gap between policy, data & technology;  The importance of having champions within government in supporting the adoption of data analytics in social organisations.