Liz Gosling, who studied Computer Science at the University of Westminster, has been elected as the new Chair of TUANZ. 

Gosling is the tenth chair since TUANZ was founded in 1986, while also being the second woman to be chair in that time. She has been on the TUANZ board since 2015.

Liz is the Chief Information Officer at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) where she leads a team of 170 people, and is responsible for information technology provision for AUT’s staff and students. Her role is focussed on contributing to the University’s strategic direction, creating and executing ICT strategy, building collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the University and ensuring that ICT delivers excellent services and value.

Based in New Zealand, TUANZ is a not-for-profit membership association that lobbies to achieve positive change on behalf of telecommunication users. They intend to play a leading role in promoting New Zealand as a community transformed by ultra-fast connectivity.

Gosling said: “I am passionate about the need for all New Zealanders to access high quality connectivity, and about the transformative power of education. I will be bringing that passion and experience as a CIO in highly transformative environment to the role of Chair. I look forward to working with Craig Young, the CEO and the rest of the team to continue to look to the future in making sure all New Zealanders can make the most of the connected future.”

Find out more about the Computer Science BSc Honours course at the University of Westminster.

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