Our
National
Council

Our
Governance

IPAA’s National Council generally meets three times each year and operates in accordance with its Constitution and Corporate Governance Charter.

Renee Leon

Andrew Metcalfe AO FIPAA is the IPAA National President. He is the former Secretary of the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

Renee Leon

Samantha Palmer is the IPAA National Secretary. She is the General Manager of Austrade’s Visitor Economy and Client Programs Division. 

Kevin Riley

Kevin Riley is the IPAA National Treasurer. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Charted Accountants (Australia and New Zealand) and a Fellow of CPA Australia.

Samantha Palmer

Professional Janine O’Flynn represents IPAA ACT. She is the director of the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy.

Craig Allen

Mark Webb represents IPAA NSW. He is Chief Executive, NSW Department of Parliamentary Services, NSW Parliament.

Craig Allen

Adjunct Professor Joanne Norton represents IPAA NT. She is Acting Commissioner for Public Employment, Northern Territory Government.

Robert Setter

Deidre Mulkerin represents IPAA Queensland. She is the Director-General, Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs, Queensland Government.

Erma Ranieri

Erma Ranieri PSM FIPAA represents IPAA South Australia. She is the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment, Government of South Australia.

Robert Setter

Melanie Brown represents IPAA Tasmania. She is Assistant Director, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Tasmanian Government.

John Bradley, IPAA Victoria President

John Bradley PSM represents IPAA Victoria. He is the Secretary, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Government of Victoria.

John Bradley, IPAA Victoria President

Jenness Gardner represents IPAA WA. She is the Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Regulation Authority WA.