Shane is a Wakka Wakka and Bundjalung man from Queensland. Shane is a respected
leader with executive experience across housing, corrections and professional services
sectors in government, non-government, and corporate enterprises.

Shane is the current Deputy Secretary Aboriginal Affairs at Department of Premier and
Cabinet in the NSW Government. He came to the role after almost four years in
Management consulting with PwC’s Indigenous Consulting and Inside Policy, where he was
the Managing Director a role that required him to leverage the strong relationships he built
and fostered in his previous roles.

Prior to that, Shane made a significant contribution to the Aboriginal Housing Office in NSW,
leading the business through an organisational transformation, and re-establishing the AHO
as a place of innovation and commitment through its supporting Aboriginal communities and
businesses, and promoting choice and equal access to housing for Aboriginal families.
Shane is experienced in the development of Business partnerships between the corporate
sector and NFP or Government entities, and was instrumental in establishing Position Promo
and First Nations Blockchain, both Indigenous majority owned businesses.