Our secretary

Penelope McKay
Penelope McKay

Penelope McKay

Since joining the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions in 2019, Penelope has led corporate delivery and priority projects as Associate Secretary; Deputy Secretary, Corporate Services; and interim CEO of the Office of the Commonwealth Games. She previously worked in a number of state and Commonwealth departments, most recently the Victorian Departments of Premier and Cabinet and Treasury and Finance.

Penelope’s areas of expertise include economic reform, service improvements and organisational culture. She has Law (Hons) and Arts (Hons) Degrees from the University of Melbourne, a Masters of Law from the Australian National University and a MBA from the Melbourne Business School.

Penelope was appointed Acting Secretary on 5 December 2022

Page last updated: 9 December 2022