Chris Barrett

Board member

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Chris commenced as Secretary of the Department of Treasury and Finance in December 2023. He leads the department in its role of providing economic, financial and resource management policy advice to the Victorian Government.

Chris joined the department as Deputy Secretary of the economic division in January 2021. He was responsible for the provision of high-level economic and policy advice to government on productivity, taxation and regulation, along with social, environmental and economic development issues.

Chris’ career includes over 2 decades in public service in Melbourne, Canberra and internationally.

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