Chris Fechner

Chief Digital Officer / Service NSW

Chris Fechner is Service NSW’s Chief Digital and Product Officer.


Chris brings a passion for customer care to his role, with a focus on driving the Digital and Product Office to become world-class at delivering customer-centric technology.


Keeping people at the heart of what he does means making government digital services accessible, reliable and easy to navigate for the diverse citizens of NSW.


Chris is an active supporter of Service NSW’s Women In Leadership program and a member of the NSW Government’s Digital and ICT Leadership Group.

Prior to this role, Chris spent five years leading the NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Digital (DPE) and IT functions.

Formerly, he was Chief Information Officer at the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads.