Samantha Cross

Project Manager
Office of Digital Government
PhD Candidate
University of Western Australia

Perth, WA

Contact me for

  • Mentoring
  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Providing an expert opinion
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


WiTWA Tech[+] Award Nominee 2019 | Digital Strategist and Innovator | Digital Inclusion PhD Candidate @ UWA

With over 16 years experience spanning project management and digital transformation delivery; information communications technology strategy and policy development; and management across industry and government.

In my most recent role within Department of Premier and Cabinet, I provide high-level advice on, and contribute to developing strategies, policies, programs and plans to support the strategic development of GovNext-ICT program and support the strategic priorities of the broader Office of Digital Government.

I have completed a Bachelor of Arts - Honours in Media, Communication and Cultural Studies at Murdoch University and am currently enrolled in a PhD investigating the impact of the digital divide within regional and remote communities at University of Western Australia.

Samantha identifies as lgbtqia+.