Senior advisers

Ken Baxter

Ken Baxter

Senior Adviser

Ken Baxter has had 30 years direct involvement in the Commonwealth, Victorian & NSW governments & the private sector. Ken served as the Secretary of the Premier’s Department in both NSW & Victoria. He has been a senior policy adviser to the P.M.’s Department in PNG. In addition he has had extensive experience in the reconstruction, funding, sale, re-organisation and operation of government owned organisations as well as devising and implementing fundamental microeconomic reforms in the energy, transport, infrastructure & agriculture sectors in Australia and internationally.

 


Donald Challen

Donald Challen AM

Senior Adviser

Don Challen has 30 years of experience in the public sector, including 17 years as Secretary of the Department of Treasury and Finance in Tasmania.

He has extensive board experience in the government sector and has substantial experience in the establishment, reconstruction and merger of large government businesses.

 


Donald Challen

Ian Watt AC

Senior Adviser

Dr Watt has had a distinguished career in the Australian public service, culminating in the role of Secretary to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, 2011-2014.

In his senior roles in Canberra, Dr Watt has been involved in most of the major decisions made by Australian Governments in the last two decades.