Department of Premier & Cabinet NSW
Peter is in the Premier’s Implementation Unit supporting the Premier in driving delivery of the Government’s priorities. The unit provides oversight of progress, working closely with agency implementation teams to provide expert advice to support delivery, ensure risks are managed, and address barriers to progress. Peter’s career has a consistent theme around bringing evidence to bear on practice, specialising in program design and delivery.
Peter has spent a couple of decades developing outcomes for frontline services in health, agency level programs, state (Premier’s Priorities) and national initiatives like Closing the Gap. Peter uses practical approaches designed to ensure impact and benefits is delivered to the customer and citizen.
Tengku Azian is currently the Executive Vice President and Partner of PEMANDU Associates Sdn Bhd, a management consulting firm, focused on public sector transformation and business turnaround with global experience. From 2010 to February 2017, she was the Director of Education and Human Capital Development, in the Performance Management and Delivery Unit, Prime Minister’s Department. She was tasked to oversee the delivery of the Education and Human Capital Development initiatives under the National Transformation Programme, which spanned from 2010 to 2018.
Before joining PEMANDU, she was in Investment Banking for 18 years, the last position as Head of Corporate Finance in RHB Investment Bank Berhad, a member of RHB Banking Group, the 4th largest fully integrated financial services group in Malaysia.
Tengku Azian is also an Independent and Non-Executive Director of Sunway REIT, a Malaysian listed Real Estate Investment Trust, with total assets valued at USD1.90 Billion as at 30th April 2019 and Dutch Lady Milk Industries of Friesland Campina, a listed company on the Malaysian Stock Exchange. She is also a board member of Global School Leaders, Malaysia.
Tengku Azian graduated with a law degree from the School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London. After her graduation, she obtained her Barrister of Law from the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and was subsequently admitted and enrolled as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court in Malaya.
Western NSW Local Health District
ANZSOG & RMIT University
Sutherland Shire Family Services
NSW Minister for Customer Service
Victor was born and raised in the Ryde area. He went to school at Marist Brothers Eastwood before studying law. He was a partner in a commercial law firm, where he represented clients in a number of landmark cases. Victor was elected as Member for Ryde at a by-election in October 2008. He was re- elected at the 2011 state election. In April 2011 he was sworn in as Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Minister for Citizenship and Communities. His portfolio responsibilities included multicultural affairs, veterans’ affairs, volunteering and youth.
Following the Liberals & Nationals Government’s re-election in March 2015, Victor was sworn in as the state’s first Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation. In this role Victor was responsible for the Office of Fair Trading, the State Insurance Regulatory Authority, Safework NSW and DFSI’s Services & Digital Innovation Division. Victor oversaw a number of reforms including the establishment of a NSW Data Analytics Centre as well as changes to strata title laws, real estate underquoting laws and the use of sunset clauses in off-the-plan property contracts. He also led the Social Innovation Council, a partnership between NSW Government agencies and NGO leaders, established to drive sectoral reform in human service delivery.
In January 2017, Victor was appointed Minister for Finance, Services and Property and has responsibility for Service NSW, Property NSW, the State Insurance Regulatory Authority, Revenue NSW and more. His portfolio achievements included reforms to the CTP Green Slip scheme, the rollout of additional Service NSW Centres in regional areas, launch of the real-time FuelCheck app, the Toll Relief program, and the NSW Digital Strategy. Following the Liberals & Nationals Government’s re-election in March 2019, Victor was sworn in as the state’s first Minister for Customer Service.
Prior to his parliamentary career, Victor cherished the opportunity to travel to many places around the world and looks back fondly on his experiences in India, Central and South America, Europe, the US and Asia. He is also a passionate supporter of West Tigers rugby league team. Victor completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors course in 2017.
ALphaDemographics & Planning Information
Dr Alison Taylor is a highly skilled researcher, with broad experience in the research and application of population and other projections in an urban and regional planning policy context. This has included applying demographic and related data to support policy, planning, service delivery and infrastructure decisions.
Alison was most recently the NSW Chief Demographer, before that a demographer for the Queensland and ACT governments and manager of social research at the City of Gold Coast.
Alison has been responsible not only for producing projections but also providing relevant interpretation and advising on data used in major regional planning exercises. A significant component of Alison’s work has involved providing advice regarding infrastructure planning and contributing to a quality evidence base that underpins strategic decision-making and investment choices.
SA Fire & Emergency Services Commission
Department of Premier & Cabinet, NSW
Department of Primary Industries, NSW
Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning, VIC
Department of Health & Human Services VIC
Department for Innovation & Skills, SA
The Smith Family