Championing Inspirational and Aspirational Leadership – Driving Digital Innovation – Nicholas Fourie

Nicholas Fourie, Vice President ICT – Fisher and Paykel Healthcare

Nicholas Fourie - Fisher & Paykel

Nicholas discussed during his workshop at the CIO Leaders Summit the challenges involved in leading and driving digital innovation and keeping people engaged and inspired during these large transformational changes
He shared some of approaches he takes to face these challenges including:
• Championing People First
• Give Leaders Targets to Lead
• Foster a culture of Less is more Leadership


Nicholas Fourie was appointed Vice President – Information & Communication Technology in February 2017. Nicholas has been with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare since 2007, and in that time has held various systems engineering and IT management roles, including his most recent position as ICT Manager – Development & Engineering.

Prior to joining Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, he worked for the South African division of BHP Billiton. Nicholas holds a Diploma in Computer Engineering from Damelin School of Information Technology in South Africa, and is currently studying towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Business at the University of Auckland.

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