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Executive Director, Skills and Industry Capability

Peter Mackey

Since commencing with the NSW Government in 2015, Peter has worked across various agencies including Trade and Investment, Industry, Treasury, Premier and Cabinet and recently with Investment NSW. His roles have included leading the State's export, small business, and international education teams. In his most recent role with the Trade team, Peter led the State's response to the impact of the pandemic on NSW exporters and international students.

Prior to joining NSW Government, Peter spent seven years with Austrade, posted as Trade Commissioner to Hanoi in 2010 and later to Singapore. During this time, he also held a regional role, as Education Commissioner, ASEAN, leading Austrade's regional education team promoting Australian education, training and research expertise across South East Asia.

Over the past 20 years, Peter has worked primarily in the education and training, ICT and government sectors.