Gartner Expert

Brian Ferreira

VP, Team Manager

Brian Ferreira leads a team of talented Executive Partners in ANZ. Mr. Ferreira advises C-Suite clients across ANZ on shifting to a digital strategy to achieve new business outcomes and how best to approach technology, risk, governance, digital, and agile investment for CFO's. He supports clients on technology advisory Boards, and is familiar with working on Boards and how to approach digital execution at Board and CEO level. His Board support extends to reviewing technology papers for Boards, digital risk related to Board Audit and Risk Committees and technology decisions for Board Technology Committees. His EXP advisory focuses on disruptive technologies driven by AI and machine learning - how these technologies fundamentally change industries, business models, commercials, people talent and M&A approaches for acquiring digital capabilities.

Core to this new era of digital leadership, he mentors executives on digital judgement, leadership and decision making in a world of machine learning and algorithms, ethics and the use of data in a more complex regulatory environment.

Previous experience

Before Mr. Ferreira joined Gartner, his job responsibilities were: Non-Executive Director and Board Committee Member, Management Consultant, CIO, Divisional CIO, SAP, Infrastructure and Professional IT Services, Divisional CIO, Core Banking and Enterprise PMO, Divisional CIO, Corporate IT and Shared Services, Natural Resources, General Manager Retail Analytics and Data Mining, and Retail Management and Retail Banking.

Professional background

AGC AusGroup

Group CIO

ASG Group

General Manager - Consulting, Software and Outsource Services

Standard Bank

General Manager - Core Banking and Enterprise PMO


JCU Master of Governance and Leadership

Leading in a Transforming World - Executive INSEAD/ MIT Certificate - Digital Strategy, AI, Innovation and Leadership, Cyber, Blockchain.

Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Governance and Finance (FCG- CS, CGP) - Chartered Company Secretary), FGIA

Postgraduate Certificate in NFP Governance and Finance (GIA Cert)

Postgraduate Certificate in Governance Practice (GIA Cert)

Company Director's Certification (GAICD)

Postgraduate IT Diploma (RAU University)

Postgraduate Project Management Diploma (TUKS University)

Executive Program in Business Administration & Operations (GIBS University)

IAC Management Diploma

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