Olivia Neal

Director of Digital Transformation

Microsoft Global

Olivia is the Director of Digital Transformation in Microsoft’s Worldwide Public Sector Team. In this capacity, she is leading the development of digital transformation strategies, and is working with teams around the world to help governments to use digital tools and approaches to be more effective.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Olivia spent her career in the public sector. She spent three years leading digital change initiatives from the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, and prior to that she was a Senior Civil Servant in the UK Government. In these roles she has worked with Governments from around the world, to build partnerships and increase capability to deliver high quality digital services and develop digital culture.

Olivia was recognized in Apolitical’s 2018 list of the world’s 100 most influential people under 35 in government.


Digital Nations alumni

04/11/2020 15.00 - 15.40

Executive Track: Global Partnership (DN)Channel 1Breakout session

What’s it like to be part of the Digital Nations? This worldwide panel of alumni from member countries around the world shares stories and wisdom gleaned from their time with DN, revisiting past experiences and charting a course forward.

Building a Sustainable Value Chain in Government

05/11/2020 13.30 - 15.00

Industry Innovations TrackChannel 4Workshop

How are we applying technology to global and local challenges and problems? How do we bring transparency to your sustainability efforts? Hosted by Microsoft, this workshop invites participants to join a conversation on how to become more sustainable and digitally mature in their organizations through a series of conversations and demos. Mark Levene will join the discussion to present in-depth findings... read more