Bio: Jo has over 25 years’ experience in the IT field some of which were spent as CIO in the Utilities and as Group CIO in the Tourism space, and with significant experience in the Information Security arena. She underpins her information technology and security background with her qualifications in education and management.
She specialises in consulting in technology issues with a particular emphasis on governance in both the commercial and operational areas of businesses. Jo provides strategic advice to organisations across a number of industry sectors including banking and finance, utilities, manufacturing, tertiary education, retail and government.
Jo has chaired a number of ISACA’s international committees including the Board Audit & Risk Committee, Leadership Development and Professional Influence & Advocacy. She is currently serving as an Elected Director on ISACA’s international Board of Directors and is Chair of its global women’s leadership initiative, SheLeadsTech.
Because of her involvement with ISACA and the SheLeadsTech program and her rural background Jo was selected from a large number of candidates to be one of only two non-government delegates and was invited to join the official Australian Government delegation to the 62nd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) held in New York in March 2018.
She has spoken on Capitol Hill during a Day of Advocacy designed to bring tech leaders together in one place to discuss issues related to women in tech leadership and then to meet with Congress representatives and Senator’s offices.
Jo has had an award established in her honour to recognise her outstanding leadership and commitment to increasing the representation of women in technology leadership and the tech workforce more broadly. The inaugural ISACA Oceania Jo Stewart-Rattray Award was awarded in September 2018.
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