Niall Harkin

Digital and IT Lead | Ārahi - Matihiko, Mōhiohio
Wellington Office

Niall is a respected digital strategist with a passion for creating platforms and workstreams that make a difference for clients in their day-to-day work, and that achieve better outcomes for projects

Niall successfully combines top technical skills with a creativity that helps businesses get the most out of their digital technology. He always has one eye on the future and on how emerging technical advances can help the business further.

He’s a natural collaborator, but is also fearless about advocating for the right digital solution once he’s identified it. He tactfully challenges existing processes, to extract value for everyone involved.

Niall joined us in early 2022, bringing a wide range of experience in government and the private sector, including as a business lead at SaaS (Software as a Service) companies.

He has managed digital systems for Education New Zealand (ENZ) and the Earthquake Commission (EQC), and he helped establish the Unite Against COVID-19 digital platforms.

He has also worked with a wide range of digital media agencies, including Clemenger Group, McCann Worldwide, the BBC, and News UK,  setting policy, designing workflows, and training staff.

Niall has also edited BAFTA-winning content, and is an internationally exhibited photographer.