Daniel Pranic


With over 25 years in the information technology industry, Daniel is a extremely capable professional CIO, project director and IT risk consultant. He has an extensive range of skills in business recovery dealing with complex problems, project “rescue” and review exercises. In recent years he has undertaking a number of key turnaround roles specifically addressing rebuilding post IT disaster or cost reduction and improvement of IT services.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2009 - Present

On assignment

financial sector
On assignment in the financial sector.
Jan 2008 - Jun 2009

Chief Information Officer

The Chrisco Group
CIO for Australia, NZ and Canada. Chrisco is a privately-owned business that started in the UK in 1977. We provide laybay services to over a million customers and every year deliver 1.5 millions boxes across Australia and NZ. Chrisco delivers to the customers' door all the big brands from FMCG suppliers to global technology and whiteware - we sell hampers, electronics, toys, gifts, clothing, sports gear and more. We engae with customers through web, call centre and mailresponses to a range of catalogues each year.
2006 - Jan 2008

Crisis Management

Risk and compliance, Disaster recovery and business continuity. Moving from CommInsure to CBA Group in the risk and compliance area. Best Project - Purpose built business continuity facility and supporting the Bank-wide BC/DR community
Mar 2005 - Jun 2006


ASX 200 Clients
Large IT project recovery exercises, mentoring and supporting technology professionals in a diverse range of companies including PMP, Gordon & Gotch, SBS, and CBA Best project - PMP Limited - IT organisation design, project recovery and team development
Sep 1992 - 2004


Working Knowledge
Management consulting, project management, sales and marketing plus a range of projects (including business recovery and IT organisation design). I managed and worked with some great people on excellent projects. Beyond ownership, management, sales and consulting I learned the hard lessons of running a consulting business. Best project - New Zealand Post - online billing, product development and supplier management
1987 - 1992


Azimuth Consulting Limited
I arrived in New Zealand in 1988 just after the crash and during the major changes in New Zealand Government. I worked for a large independent consultancy in Wellington that gave me exposure to great organisations (and people). Many were going through difficult and complex change; the New Zealand Ballet, National Archives, ACC, New Zealand Post, Councils, the Fire Service and more. Best project - Monitoring System for the Clyde Dam - world leading technology, great project, great team.
1978 - 1988

Project Manager; Project Leader; Systems Analyst; Programmer

State Insurance Office
Insurance systems, project management and mainframe operations. Moved from operations to development and then completed my stint at SIO with the implementation of a state-wide workers compensation system. Best project - driving home ELUD (Employers Liability and Debtors System) after several PMs and 8 years of development and Doors.



Swinburne Universtity
1976 - 1978

Swinburne University of Technology