Justin Keenan

Justin Keenan


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Justin has over 20 years’ experience working in technology and digital transformation initiatives across the Australian Government as both a senior Australian Public Service employee and private sector consultant. He has worked in central government, policy and service delivery agencies; scientific organisations; and defence. Justin has a broad and deep experience in shaping, defining and delivering technology-enabled transformations; working above the line on strategies, new policy proposals and business cases and below the line supporting delivery programs, developers and engineers.

Influential work

  • Designed and delivered the first Microsoft Azure cloud native enterprise solution for the Australian Government, proving the cloud technology’s ability to support critical government programs
  • Modernised data collection and application capabilities within the Australian Government, leading to improved program delivery and administration outcomes for the Australian Government Higher Education Loans Program
  • Developed a data governance management and advanced analytics capability uplift strategy for the Department of Energy and Environment, mapping out a pathway to stabilise and streamline Australia’s National Carbon Accounting practices and servicing of international treaty obligations
  • Developed an infrastructure transformation strategy and blueprint for the Australian Communications and Media Authority, enabling a low risk transition from on-premises ICT operations to cloud delivery
  • Developed an ICT strategy for the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, modernising and enriching its data collection and processing practices.

Outside of Nous

Justin comes to Nous following 20 years working in the Australian Government and private sector. He holds a Master of Management and Business and a Bachelor of Computer Science and Information Technology from the Australian National University and a Graduate Diploma in Advanced Project Management from University of New England. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Project Managers.

In his spare time...

Justin is an avid woodworker and amateur carpenter with a keen interest in cabinet making and wood sculpture. He loves getting away fishing, camping and mountain biking with his two boys.