Announcement: Secretary of the Department of Education and Training

Jenny Atta has been appointed Secretary of the Department of Education and Training.

Jenny has been Acting Secretary since November 2018, and will assume the role of Secretary effective immediately.

Prior to this, Jenny was Deputy Secretary of the Department's Infrastructure and Finance Services Group and responsible for the management and oversight of the Department’s financial, procurement and information technology services.

In this role, she oversaw strategic advice and planning for state budget processes, and infrastructure policy and delivery across the education and training portfolio.

Jenny has many years of experience in senior public service leadership roles, notably at the Department of Treasury and Finance where she led the portfolio analysis function within Budget and Finance.