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 29 October 2020 (PDF 71.28 KB)PDF icon effective 29 October 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 the Coordination of Jobs, Precincts and Regions – COVID 19
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

Danny Pearson 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^✦

Cross-portfolio functions

Strategic Communications and Marketing

Chief Communictaions Officer - Tess Hughes^

Strategy and Priority Projects

Acting Associate Deputy Secretary - Cam Nolan

Priority Projects Unit
Outcomes, Performance and Evaluation
Economic and Data Analysis

Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement

David Latina - Deputy Secretary^

Industry Development and Participation

Nanette Fitzgerald - Executive Director

Telecomms and Digital Economy

Vacant - Executive Director

Innovation, and Medical Research

Vacant - Executive Director

Migration and Talent

Andrew Tulloch - Executive Director

Business Investment and Engagement (including Metro VGBOS)

Hugh Moor - Executive Director


Precinct Delivery

Brad Ostermeyer - Executive Director

Precinct Planning and Coordination

Emily Mottram - Executive Director

Capture Teams

Mark Brear - Executive Director

Aviation Strategy and Services

Unni Menon - Executive Director

Small Business Victoria

Barbara Cullen - Director

Policy and Regulation Reform

Robyn White - 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 - Director

Global Engagement

Sara Sahely - Director

Global Partnerships and Projects

John Butler - Executive 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

Sport, Recreation and Racing

Peter Betson - Associate Deputy Secretary

Community Sport and Recreation

Georgina McCann - Executive Director

Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy

Claire Febey - Acting Associate Deputy Secretary

Natalie Phillips - 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

Inner South East

Inner Metropolitan

Vacant - Regional Director

Emergency Coordination and Resilience

Rachaele May - Executive Director

Rural and Regional Victoria

Beth Jones - Deputy Secretary^


Ben Stewart - Associate Deputy Secretary


John Krbaleski - Head

Latrobe Valley Authority

Karen Cain - Chief Executive Officer

Rural and Regional Policy and Strategy

Maxine Loynd - Executive Director

Transformation and Performance

Sarah Kelly - Acting Executive Director

Regional Delivery

Christine Tyrrell - 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 - Acting Regional Director

Loddon Mallee

Rachel Lee - Regional Director

Cross Border Commissioner

Luke Wilson

Forestry and Game

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


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 and Regions

Dougal Purcell - Executive Director

Animal Welfare Victoria, Agriculture Regulatory Policy

Sally Fensling - Executive Director

Business and Finance Services

Bronwyn Clarke - Director

Employment and Inclusion

David Clements - Deputy Secretary^

Jobs Victoria

Lisa Buckingham - Chief Executive Officer

Aboriginal Economic Development

Andrew Jackomos - Executive Director

Social and Economic Inclusion

Amber O'Connell - Acting Director

Place Based Reform

Frances Martin - Director

Paul Flowerdew - Director

Corporate Services

Andrew Parsons - Acting 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

Reporting to Associate Secretary

Program (Grants) Centre

Anothony Sherry - Executive Director

Delivery Centre

Felicia Cousins - Acting Executive Director

Industry Coordination and Recovery

Alex Kamenev - Deputy Secretary^

Lill Healy - Deputy Secretary^

Jim Round - Acting Associate Deputy Secretary

Experience Economy, Retail and Supply Chain

Michael Oleary - Executive Director

Consumer, Business and Public Services

Sara Harbidge - Executive Director

Construction, Mining, Telco and Delivery

Felicia Cousins - Executive Director

Deputy State Controller

Anthony Hurst - Executive Director*

DJPR COVID-19 Coordination

Rob Holland - Executive Director*

^Board members

*Reporting to Secretary

~Works across all groups to deliver

Page last updated: 4 November 2020