Lead Deputy Secretary, Economic Development, Employment and Trade at the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources State Government of Victoria.
Justin Hanney is Lead Deputy Secretary, Economic Development, Employment and Trade at the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources for the Victorian Government.
Previously he was Deputy Secretary of the Intergovernmental Relations and Citizen Group The group is a diverse one. Intergovernmental Relations, International Engagement and the Security and Emergency Management Branches provide strategic advice and support as well as Government-wide leadership. The group also supports and strengthens Victorian communities through the coordination and provision of services through the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, the Office of Aboriginal Affairs Victoria and Veterans’ Affairs.
Prior to joining DPC Justin was the Deputy Secretary of Trade and Industry Development, within the Victorian Government Department of State Development, Business and Innovation where he was responsible for the Victorian Government’s Business Offices, International investment including trade and export development. This role included responsibility for Small Business Victoria, Invest Victoria, International Education, skilled and business migration and private sector industrial relations.
Immediately prior to this role, Justin was the Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth Department of Regional Development, Territories and Local Government for a six month secondment to assist in the establishment of the new Department and a regional policy framework.
Justin was also Chief Executive, Regional Development Victoria from 2008 to 2011.
Prior to his appointment at RDV, Justin held Chief Executive Officer positions with the City of Yarra and the Rural City of Wangaratta.
Justin has a Masters of Public Policy and Governance and was a graduate of the Williamson Leadership Victoria Program in 2002.