Rachel Niao

Rachael Niao

Partner - Technology Consulting

KPMG in New Zealand

Rachael is a globally accomplished technology architect and digital strategist whose experience spans over 25 years and over numerous markets across Europe, Asia, and Australia.

She is passionate about technology and helping organisations navigate from the old technology world into the new world of digital and emerging technologies.

Rachael’s primary focus is on digital transformation. Her experience has seen her lead numerous assurance and assessment engagements while gaining extensive experience developing digital strategies and roadmaps. She has also performed lead roles on sizable digital transformation programmes, including enterprise cloud, analytics, and mobility solutions.

Rachael is also deeply committed to inclusion and diversity, particularly with gender balance and the representation of minority groups. While in Asia-Pacific and Europe, she has applied her experience working across cultures to generate better results for clients. She is excited to use the same philosophies to support and drive better outcomes for Māori. Rachael also hails from Ngati Awa, Tuhoe, Ngati Porou and Te Arawa.

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Education and qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer Science and Physics – University of Waikato