Department's organisation chart

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

DJPR organisational chartDJPR Organisational Structure (PDF 89.5 KB)PDF icon effective 18 March 2021.

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

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

Mary-Anne Thomas

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

Jaclyn Symes MP

Minister for Resources

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

Tess Hughes - Chief Communications Officer^

Strategy and Priority Projects

Cam Nolan - Associate Deputy Secretary

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

Melbourne Arts Precinct Board

Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation

Alex Kamenev - Interim Chief Executive Officer#^

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

Connie Crisafi - Executive Director

Talent and Migration

Andrew Tulloch - Executive Director

Business Investment and Engagement (including Metro VGBOS)

Hugh Moor - Executive Director


Brad Ostermeyer - 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 and Events

Claire Febey - Associate Deputy Secretary

Tourism, Events and the Visitor Economy

Natalie Phillips - Executive Director

Public Events Team

Bridie O'Donnell - Executive Director

Local Government and Suburban Development

Emily Phillips - Deputy Secretary^

Local Government Victoria

Julie Reid - 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

Forestry and Climate Change

Paul Smith - Deputy Secretary^

Forestry Policy and Game

Vacant - Executive Director

Forestry and Fibre Innovation

Nathan Trushell - Executive Director

Climate Change in Industry Transition

Pauline Kennedy - Principal Adviser

Policy and Regulation

Nathan Lambert - Executive Director

Commercial Development and Facilitation

Donna Findlay - 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


Matt Lowe - Deputy Secretary^

Agriculture Victoria Research

German Spangenberg - Head

Agriculture Policy

Melinda Knapp - Acting Executive Director

Biosecurity and Agriculture Services

Biosecurity 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

Strategy and Engagement

Laura Trengove - Acting Executive Director


Kirsten Campbell - Acting Executive Director

Insights and Technology

Brad Perry - Acting Executive Director

Policy and Strategy

Katrina Currie - Executive Director

Aboriginal Economic Development

Andrew Jackomos - Executive Director

Social Procurement and Enterprise

Amber O'Connell - Acting Director

Place Based Reform and Delivery

Frances Martin - Director

Corporate Services

Andrew Parsons - Associate Deputy Secretary^

People and Culture

Annie Reeves - Executive Director

Investment and Procurement

Jessica Lambous - Executive Director

Corporate Strategy

Kim McGinnes - Acting Executive Director

Information Services

Glenn Barr - Executive Director

Legal and Legislation

Margot Brown - Acting Executive Director and General Counsel

Financial and Property Services

Kevin Lee - Chief Financial Officer

Reporting to Associate Secretary

Program Centre

Anthony Sherry - Executive Director

Delivery Centre

Mark Wiggins - Executive Director

Industry Coordination and Recovery ~

Jim Round - Acting Deputy Secretary*

Strategy and Preparedness

Vacant - Associate Deputy Secretary

Industry Recovery and Engagement

TBC - Executive Director

Industry Information and Coordination

Felicia Cousins - Executive Director

Deputy State Controller

Michelle Delaire - Executive Director

COVID Ministerial Coordination and Special Projects

Sarah-Jane McCormack - Executive Director

Industry Support and Events

James Florent- Acting Executive Director

^ DJPR Executive Board members

* Lill Healy, Deputy Secretary, handing over to Jim Round on 26 March

~ Works across all groups to deliver

# Dotted line to Deputy Secretary, Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy

Page last updated: 19 March 2021