Liam Maxwell

Liam Maxwell
CTO, British Government

Liam Maxwell is the Chief Technology Officer for HM Government. His team within the Government Digital Service (GDS) is responsible for equipping government with the right technology to deliver great digital services, through technology leadership, delivering common services and a cross-government approach to architecture.

Liam leads the spend control process for technology, part of the Cabinet Office’s Efficiency and Reform Group programme which works with government departments and saved £14.3bn in 2013-14.

Previously, Liam was Lead Member for Policy at the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead where his brief covered technology, sustainability and the council’s role as a “government lab” introducing innovative policies and delivering the lowest council tax in Britain outside London.

Liam is Visiting Professor in Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. As well as academic roles, he has a background as an IT Director in FTSE and Fortune 500 business service companies.


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