Dr Elizabeth Valentine

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Adjunct Teaching Fellow School of Information Management

Adjunct Research Fellow | Teaching Fellow,
School of Information Management
ICT Graduate School


Dr Lizzie Valentine’s academic interests and broad experience bridges business and IT as well as academic study and teaching, and corporate learning and development.

She is an experienced CEO and is currently Managing Director of Enterprise Governance Consulting Ltd, a boutique consultancy specialising in the change aspects of digital transformation.  Previously she has held full time positions at Aviation and Tourism ITO, Westpac.


Dr of Information Technology (Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 2016) MBA (Henley Management College, UK, 2004)

Dip. Business Studies (Massey, NZ, 1998)

Research interests

Corporate Governance; Board IT Governance Competency; Application of ICT to Education and Training; Strategic Change; Strategic Job Modelling; Competency Development.


QUT Thesis

Valentine, Elizabeth L. H. (2016) Enterprise technology governance: New information and technology core competencies for boards of directors. Professional Doctorate thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Journal Articles

Valentine, Elizabeth & Stewart, Glenn (2013) The emerging role of the Board of Directors in enterprise business technology governance. International Journal of Disclosure and Governance10(4), pp. 346-362.

Conference papers

Valentine, Elizabeth & Stewart, Glenn (2015) Enterprise Business Technology Governance: Three Competencies to Build Board Digital Leadership Capability. In Proceedings of the 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, IEEE Computer Society, Kauai, Hawaii, pp. 4513-4522. (In Press)

Valentine, Elizabeth, Stewart, Glenn, & Tan, Shiang-Yen (2014) Enterprise business technology governance: A validation of three technology-governance competencies for boards of directors. In Proceedings of 25th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, ACIS, Auckland, New Zealand.

Valentine, Elizabeth & Stewart, Glenn (2013) Director competencies for effective enterprise technology governance. In Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2013), RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC.


Valentine, Elizabeth, De Haes, Steven, & Timbrell, Gregory T. (2016) The board’s role in the governance of enterprise information and technology. In Leblanc, Richard (Ed.) The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members. John Wiley & Sons Inc, pp. 574-596.

Valentine, Elizabeth (2016) Directing in a digital era: Building digital capability across the board. In Martyn, Karen (Ed.) Corporate Governance: A Practical Handbook [2nd Edition].Wolters Kluwer, CCH New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 271-305.

Other publications

Valentine, Elizabeth (2016) Governance of enterprise Information and Technology: A new core competency for boards of directors. Enterprise Governance Consulting, Wellington, New Zealand. (Unpublished)

Valentine, Elizabeth (2013) Are boards flying blind when it comes to enterprise technology governance? Boardroom Magazine2013(June), pp. 36-37.

Valentine, Elizabeth (2011) ICT in vocational education and training: a view of information and communication technology in vocational education in New Zealand. Tertiary Education Commission and Service Industry Training Alliance, Wellington NZ.