Roger Wahl

Chief Digital and Information Officer, John Holland

Roger leads the IT function and is driving John Holland’s Digital Transformation program as Chief Digital and Information Officer.  He is based in Sydney, and supports 60+ complex Infrastructure, Rail and Building projects across Australia and New Zealand.

Through IT, Roger is optimising John Holland’s operations and creating a service-led culture, and has driven cloud, network, and app redundancy and survivability.

The Digital Transformation that Roger leads includes modernising enterprise systems, investing in emerging technology and creating a data lake. As an industry leader, he is collaborating with stakeholders in government, higher education and technology to leverage new technologies to increase productivity, improve safety and deliver more sustainable construction.

Roger has delivered results in increasingly progressive roles in multiple industries, across multiple geographies and in private and public sectors.  He has deep P&L and Cost Centre expertise, mentors and grows high-performing teams, is adept at understanding business priorities, and delivers tangible IT and operations results to the business.

Takes part in

  • PropTech NEXT SummitView Full Event
  • 09:50 - 10:30

    Tech Transformation Leaders Panel: Australia Under the Spotlight - How are Australian building owners, operators and developers finding, adopting and investing in Proptech?

    In this session we look at how Proptech and Contech use has grown exponentially in Australia and why CIOs now need Proptech more than ever. This session will examine:

    • The state of collaboration and innovation in the domestic Australian Proptech sector
    • Australian market dynamics in focus: growth, capital investment, and innovation in real estate and the drive to enhance sustainability
    • What technologies are on the rise across the different asset sectors in Australia and across the broader APAC region?
    • What is needed to drive adoption of Proptech within the built world to the next level and realise its potential?
    Panellists include:
    Sharmila Tsourdalakis Chief Information and Technology Officer, Stockland
    Roger Wahl Chief Digital and Information Officer, John Holland
    Aaron McGhee Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Knight Frank Australia
    Moderated by:
    Luke Dixon Head of Real Estate Research, AMP Capital

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