As Victoria’s first Chief Data Officer, Julian Hebden leads the Victorian Centre for Data Insights, and advocates for the better use of data across government. Julian is supported by a team of data experts, information management and policy specialists.
Julian has extensive experience and knowledge in data analytics in Australia and abroad. Prior to joining the VCDI Julian held senior executive positions with Telstra, most recently as the Head of Big Data. Julian has also held prominent executive roles in the United Kingdom with T-Mobile and HM Revenue and Customs.
Julian is a graduate of Queen Mary University of London and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.