Ackama Appoints Jamie Baddeley to General Manager New Zealand

Ackama has announced the appointment of Jamie Baddeley, to support its continued global growth. 

Ackama CEO, Breccan McLeod-Lundy says technology leader Jamie Baddeley has a demonstrated history of commitment to innovation and socially-focused technology and will build on Ackama’s established record of delivering significant platform changes and enabling agencies to thrive in complex digital environments. 

photo of Jamie Baddeley with office in the background

“We are delighted to welcome Jamie Baddeley as General Manager for New Zealand as an increased demand for strong human-centred design and innovation continues globally across digital innovation projects. Jamie is an experienced leader with an aligned focus on quality in delivery, technology capability, staff culture and a commitment to social impact,”
says Breccan McLeod-Lundy.

Jamie has over 30 years experience in the telecommunications, internet, information technology and energy sectors. Formerly Managing Director of Axos Systems, Jamie has also held key leadership technology roles across New Zealand including president of InternetNZ, trustee of the NZ Network Operators Group (NZNOG) and president of the ISP Association of NZ. 

In July this year Jamie was made a Fellow of InternetNZ in recognition of his 15 years of service through many reforms and events of national significance. During his tenure as President of InternetNZ (2014 – 2021) Jamie oversaw InternetNZ’s response to the Christchurch terrorist attack, a significant increase in community funding initiatives as well as an advancement of organisational, cultural, technical and policy objectives. 

“Over the last decade or more Ackama has demonstrated the strength of its convictions by consistently using technology for good purposes. I’m so happy to join Ackama at this time to help with our shared ambitions of continuing to do that, but at a much greater scale and impact.” says Jamie.