Chief Digital and Information Officer

Daljit Rehal


Daljit Rehal is a senior technology and data executive with broad experience in the sector, including modernising digital capabilities, adopting Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies and Agile methods and leading change.

Before joining HM Revenue and Customs in September 2020, Daljit served as Global Digital and Data Services Director at Centrica. He has previously held senior positions at Talk Talk and Virgin Media.

Chief Digital and Information Officer

HMRC’s Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO) is responsible for all of the technology powering one of the biggest digitally-enabled transformations anywhere in Europe.

The CDIO leads HMRC’s digital and data strategies and has significant involvement in the cross-government agenda. The CDIO is also responsible for running one of the biggest and most complex IT estates in the UK, and implementing HMRC’s pioneering IT Sourcing Strategy.

The CDIO is the Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO) which covers all aspects of protective, physical, personnel and information security.

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