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PEOPLEMartin Hoffman, Tim Reardon
DEPARTMENTSTransport for NSW, NSW Department of Finance Services and Innovation
TAGS Transport for NSW, Martin Hoffman, Tim Reardon, NSW Department of Finance Services and Innovation
Martin Hoffman, a top Canberra executive of the digital age, is heading to Sydney to lead the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation. While Tim Reardon has been promoted to secretary of Transport for NSW after acting in the role since February.
NSW Premier Mike Baird yesterday announced the appointment of Tim Reardon as the new secretary of Transport for NSW, and Martin Hoffman as Secretary, NSW Department of Finance, Services & Innovation.
Reardon has been acting secretary since February 2015. He joined Transport for NSW in 2011 as deputy director general (under the previous titles), heading the policy and regulation division. He has also had 25 years of experience in the transport sector including both government and private sectors in NSW, Queensland and overseas.
Hoffman joins the NSW public service from the Commonwealth where he has been deputy secretary of the Department of Industry and Science since 2010. He headed the department’s science and commercialisation policy division, sectoral growth policy division and held oversight roles for portfolio organisations included Questacon, the National Measurement Institute, Square Kilometre Array and the Australian Astronomical Observatory. He has also had central agency experience at the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet as well as extensive private sector experience across the technology, media and telecommunications industries, including as CEO of Ninemsn.
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