Corporate executive members

Mr Mal Wauchope, Public Sector Commissioner

The Commissioner leads and positions the Commission as an independent authority, to enhance integrity, effectiveness and efficiency across the Western Australian public sector. These responsibilities encompass balancing policy, assistance and oversight roles and providing leadership to support an efficient public sector in providing services to meet the needs of citizens across the state, and one which operates with integrity to ensure public trust and accountability.

Mr Dan Volaric – Deputy Commissioner, Conduct Compliance and Governance 

The Deputy Commissioner is responsible for oversight of the Commissioner’s statutory responsibilities in relation to conduct and standards, review and investigations. These responsibilities encompass corporate reporting and monitoring, minor misconduct and standards oversight, public interest disclosures, and matters of referral and assessments. The position also has responsibility for the provision of corporate services of finance and human resources.  

Mr Lindsay Warner – Acting Executive Director, Public Sector Renewal

The Executive Director position is responsible for oversight of the Commissioner’s statutory responsibilities in relation to policy, public sector reform and reporting to Parliament. These responsibilities encompass legislative and legal services, strategic policy development and implementation. The position also has responsibility for building public sector leadership and provision of employment programs through the Centre for Public Sector Excellence.

Ms Rebecca Harris – Acting Executive Director, Strategic Engagement and Coordination 

The Executive Director is responsible for oversight of the Office of the Commissioner which includes parliamentary processes, freedom of information, and the lobbyist code and register. Other key responsibilities include strategic engagement and coordination, stakeholder relations, events management, protocol and strategic projects coordination. Ms Harris is also the Director of Equal Opportunity and Public Employment (DEOPE)—an independent statutory officer—appointed by the Governor to perform the functions outlined in Part IX of the EO Act. 1984.  

Mr Alan Barrett – Acting Executive Director, Information Systems, Evaluation and Reporting 

The Executive Director is responsible for oversight of the Commissioner’s statutory responsibilities in relation to monitoring and reporting on administrative performance and compliance by public authorities with requirements under different Acts administered by the Commission. These  responsibilities encompass data collection and reporting processes as well the performance evaluation and assurance programs. In addition, the role has responsibility for the information systems that support these functions as well as other functions across the Commission. The position also has responsibility for online communications, media and publications support and leads Information Communication Technology (ICT) policy, planning and governance within the Commission.

Mr Andrew Dores – Acting Executive Director, Workforce Performance and Advisory Services 

The Executive Director is responsible for oversight of the Commissioner’s statutory responsibilities in relation to oversight of workforce performance, agency advisory services, and the selection and appointments of public sector chief executive officers (CEOs). These responsibilities encompass high-level advice and support to ministerial offices, CEOs and agency staff on public administration, management and workplace performance matters, and integrity promotion. The position also has responsibility for the management of redeployment and redundancy, senior executive service and workforce management.   

Ms Amanda Alderson, Chief Finance Of​ficer

Amanda provides costing, financial and management reporting services.

Ms Ste​phanie Boyd, Acting Manager Human Resource Strategy and Support

Stephanie delivers organisational and employee relations advice to management and employees across the Commission.


Page last updated 7 December 2016