Department's organisation chart

The organisation chart shows our Ministers and executive level staff and the structure of reporting lines across the department.

DJPR Interim organisational chart DJPR Interim organisational chart effective 24 July 2020. (PDF 78.85 KB)PDF icon effective 24 July 2020.

Our DJPR Story

Here at the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR), we’re firmly focused on growing our state’s economy and ensuring it benefits all Victorians – by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions, and supporting inclusive communities.

The Hon Martin Pakula MP

Minister for Industry Support and Recovery
Minister for Business Precincts
Minister for Trade
Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events
Minister for Racing
[DJPR Co-ordinating Minister]

Jaala Pulford MP

Minister for Employment
Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy
Minister for Small Business

Jaclyn Symes MP

Minister for Agriculture
Minister for Resources
Minister for Regional Development
[Minister for Cross Border Coordination]

Shaun Leane MP

Minister for Suburban Development
Minister for Local Government

Martin Foley MP

Minister for Creative Industries

The Hon Ros Spence MP

Minister for Community Sport

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Simon Phemister - Secretary

Penelope McKay - Associate Secretary^✦

Border Relations, Supply Chain and Logistics*

Lill Healy - Deputy Secretary^

Forestry and Game

Dr Paul Smith - CEO Victorian Forestry Plan Delivery, Chief Advisor Forestry and Game

Priority Projects Unit

Claire Febey - Executive Director

Cam Nolan - Execiutive Director

DJPR COVID-19 Coordination

Rob Holland - Executive Director

Corporate Services

Andrew Parsons - Associate Deputy Secretary^

People and Culture

Annie Reeves - Executive Director

Ministerial and Portfolio Services

James Kelly - Executive Director

Investment and Procurement

Jessica Lambous - Executive Director

Business Improvement

Kim McGinnes - Acting Executive Director

Information Services

Glenn Barr - Executive Director

Service Centre

Nadia Reid - Acting Executive Director

Legal and Legislation

Margot Brown - Acting Executive Director and General Counsel

Financial Management

Kevin Lee - Chief Financial Officer

Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement

David Latina - Deputy Secretary^

Industry Development and Participation

Nanette Fitzgerald - Executive Director

Innovation, Digital and Bio Economy

Andrew Tulloch - Executive Director


Matthew Dummett - Director

Skilled and Business Migration

Miah Gibson - Director

Business Investment and Engagement (including Metro VGBOS)

Hugh Moor - Executive Director

Small Business Victoria

Barbara Cullen - Director

Policy and Regulation Reform

Robyn White - Director

Capture Teams

Mark Brear - Executive Director

Aviation Strategy and Services

Unni Menon - Executive Director

Office of the Lead Scientist

Amanda Caples - Lead Scientist

Global Victoria

Gönül Serbest - Chief Executive Officer^

International Commissioners for Victoria


Paul Stagg - Director

International Education

Fiona Letos - Acting Director

Global Engagement

Sara Sahely - Director

Global Partnerships and Projects

Tim Sullivan - Acting Director

Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy

Andrew Abbott - Deputy Secretary^

Creative Victoria

Andrew Abbott - Chief Executive

Creative Victoria - Creative Industries

Jane Crawley - Executive Director

Creative Victoria - Governance and Infrastructure

Max Coffman - Executive Director

Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy

Natalie Phillips - Director

Sport, Recreation and Racing

Peter Betson - Head

Community Sport and Recreation

Georgina McCann - Executive Director

Delivery and Recovery (COVID-19)

Alex Kamenev - Deputy Secretary^

Industry Coordination and Recovery

Jim Round - Executive Director

Precinct Delivery

Brad Ostermeyer - Executive Director

Precincts Planning and Coordination

Emily Mottram - Executive Director

Program Centre

Anthony Sherry - Executive Director

Delivery Centre

Felicia Cousins - Executive Director

Local Government and Suburban Development

Emily Phillips - Deputy Secretary^

Local Government Victoria

Colin Morrison - Acting Executive Director

Office for Suburban Development

Sara Harbidge - Executive Director

Rural and Regional Victoria

Beth Jones - Deputy Secretary^


Ben Stewart - Head


John Krbaleski - Head

Latrobe Valley Authority

Karen Cain - Chief Executive Officer

Rural and Regional Policy and Strategy

Maxine Loynd - Head

Transformation and Performance

Felicia Cousins - Executive Director

Regional Development Victoria

Beth Jones - Chief Executive Officer

Barwon South West

Paul Roth - Regional Director


Anthony Schinck - Regional Director


Matt Nelson - Regional Director


Tim Mcauliffe - Regional Director

Loddon Mallee

Rachel Lee - Regional Director


Matt Lowe - Deputy Secretary^

Agriculture Victoria Research

German Spangenberg - Head

Agriculture Policy

Melinda Knapp - Acting Executive Director

Biosecurity and Agriculture Services


Katherine Clift - Executive Director

Agriculture Services

Dougal Purcell - Executive Director

Animal Welfare Victoria, Agriculture Regulatory Policy

Sally Fensling - Executive Director

Business and Finance Services

Bronwyn Clarke - Director

Emergency Coordination and Resilience

Rachaele May - Acting Executive Director


David Clements - Deputy Secretary^

Strategic Communications and Marketing

Tess Hughes - Chief Communications Officer^

Social and Economic Inclusion

Amber O'Connell - Acting Director

Aboriginal Economic Development

Andrew Jackomos - Executive Director

Outcomes, Performance and Evaluation

Sue Heistein - Director


Employment Policy

Kathryn McAnalley - Acting Executive Director

Employment Programs

Jessica Ziersch - Acting Executive Director

Place Based Reform*

Frances Martin - Director

Paul Flowerdew - Director

Working for Victoria

Lisa Buckingham - General Manager

^Board members

✦ Penelope McKay is Associate Secretary and also Deputy Secretary for Corporate Services

*Lill Healy leads Border Relations, Supply Chain and Logistics, Climate Change in Industry Transition, Place Based Reform

Page last updated: 24 July 2020