Mr Graeme Head was appointed in December 2017 as the inaugural Commissioner to lead the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission.
Graeme has a wealth of experience in policy, public administration and regulation, including senior roles in both environmental and consumer protection regulation. He has worked in several central agencies at the state level, including as New South Wales Public Service Commissioner, Director-General of the New South Wales Department of Commerce, and Deputy Director General of the New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet.
At the federal level, Graeme was Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Ageing, led the National Health Reform Transition Office and was responsible for implementing the National Health Reform Agreement between the Commonwealth and state and territory governments.
Other senior roles have included CEO of the Sydney Catchment Authority and Assistant Director of the New South Wales Environment Protection Authority.