In a world of technology, data, zeros and ones,
Dawie Olivier is a human centred human being.
Described (by the CEO/his boss) as “a bit of a maverick”, Dawie will only wear a suit
when absolutely necessary and a tie is only ever donned under duress. But with a
decade as an Officer in the South African Navy behind him, there’s method to the
As a CIO focussed on the future, Dawie has driven cultural and technological change
across three banks on two continents, joining Westpac New Zealand in April 2015.
In three years at Westpac, Dawie has created a culture of flexibility, energy,
ambitious goals, clear strategies and passion for great people doing great things.