Department's organisation chart

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

Download the department's current organisation chartDJPR organisation chart (PDF 65.87 KB)PDF icon effective 15 April 2019.

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Our DJPR Story

Here at the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, 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.

Hon Min Martin Pakula

Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade
Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events
Minister for Racing
DJPR Coordinating Minister

Min Martin Foley

Minister for Creative Industries

Min Gavin Jennings

Minister for Priority Precincts

Hon Min Marlene Kairouz

Minister for Suburban Development

Hon Min Adem Somyurek

Minister for Small Business

Min Jaclyn Symes

Minister for Regional Development
Minister for Agriculture
Minister for Resources

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions organisation chart

Simon Phemister - Secretary

Industry Intelligence and Capture Teams

Matt Lowe - Head (Reports to the Secretary, working closely with David Latina, Deputy Secretary Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement)

  • Industry intelligence, Defence capture and Autonomous vehicles.

Corporate Services

Penelope McKay - Deputy Secretary

People and Workplace Services

Vicki Lahey - Executive Director

Ministerial and Portfolio Services

James Kelly - Executive Director

Finance and Procurement

Jessica Lambous - Acting Executive Director

Business Improvement

Andrew Parsons - Acting Executive Director

Technology Services

Peter Lane - Chief Information Officer

Service Centre

Gordon Caris - Executive Director

Legal and Legislation

Annette Wiltshire - Executive Director, General Counsel

Emergency Management

Mark Duckworth - Executive Director

Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement

David Latina - Deputy Secretary

Industry Participation and Advanced Manufacturing

Nanette Fitzgerald - Executive Director

Innovation, Digital and Bio Economy

Andrew Tulloch - Executive Director


Matthew Dummett - Director

Skilled and Business Migration

Miah Gibson - Director

Business Engagement (incl Metro Vgtis)

Hugh Moor - Executive Director

Pipeline Development


Small Business Victoria

Barbara Cullen - Director

Global Victoria

Gönül Serbest - Chief Executive Officer

International Commissioners for Victoria


Paul Stagg - Acting Executive Director

International Education

Amanda Pickrell - Director

International Coordination Office

Fiona Letos - Acting Executive Director

Global Partnerships and Projects

John Butler - Executive Director

Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy

Andrew Abbott - Deputy Secretary

Creative Victoria

Andrew Abbottt - Chief Executive

Creative Victoria - Creative Industires

Jane Crawley - Executive Director

Creative Victoria - Governance and Infrastructure

Max Coffman - Executive Director

Office for Women in Sport and Recreation

Bridie O'Donnell - Director

Regional Tourism Review

Justin Burney - Project Director

Sport and Recreation Victoria

Peter Betson - Head

Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy

Natalie Phillips - Director

Precincts and Suburbs

Alex Kamenev - Deputy Secretary

Precinct and Suburbs Policy

Jim Round - Executive Director

Precincts Design

Emily Mottram - Executive Director

Precincts Delivery

Brad Ostermeyer - Executive Director

Office for Suburban Development

Sara Harbidge - Executive Director

Fishermans Bend Taskforce

Paul Byrne - Executive Director

Suburban Rail Loop

Adele McCarthy - Executive Director

Group Performance

Rob Holland - Director

Rural and Regional Victoria

Lill Healy* - Acting Deputy Secretary (From 13 June 2019, Lill Healy will take up her substantive role as Deputy Secretary Inclusion and Beth Jones will take up her new role as Deputy Secretary Rural and Regional Victoria.)

Regional Development Victoria

James Flintoft - Chief Executive


John Krbaleski - Acting Head

Plantation Foresty

Monique Dawson - Special Advisor

Foresty and Game

Mark Sandiford - Director

Latrobe Valley Authority

Karen Cain - Chief Executive

Rural and Regional Strategy

Graeme Maddern - Executive Director

Agriculture Victoria

Emily Phillips - Deputy Secretary

Agriculture Victoria Research

German Spangenberg - Head

Agriculture Policy

Mike Gooey - Executive Director

Biosecurity and Agriculture Services

*Beth Jones - Executive Director (From 13 June 2019, Lill Healy will take up her substantive role as Deputy Secretary Inclusion and Beth Jones will take up her new role as Deputy Secretary Rural and Regional Victoria.)

Animal Welfare Victoria Agriculture Regulatory Policy

Sally Fensling - Executive Director

Business and Finance Services

Christine Bertolotti - Director


David Clements - Acting Deputy Secretary

Strategic Communications and Marketing

Tess Hughes - Chief Communications Officer

Program Centre

Anthony Sherry - Executive Director

Social and Economic Inclusion

Frances Martin - Acting Director

Aboriginal Economic Development

Andrew Jackomos - Executive Director

Outcomes, Performance and Evaluation

Sue Heistein - Director


Katrina Currie - Executive Director

Page last updated: 16 April 2019