As the Secretary of Transport for NSW, Rodd Staples leads more than 25,000 people across the Transport cluster to plan, manage and deliver transport infrastructure and services for all transport modes. Rodd is supported by the Office of the Secretary, led by Alison Cunningham, which provides a range of services including:
- Cabinet strategic support
- Audit, risk management and corruption prevention
- Corporate planning and reporting
- Business coordination and strategic advice
Elizabeth Mildwater leads the Urban division, integrating our transport modes to deliver better customer-centred services and infrastructure to meet the transport needs of communities in the Sydney metropolitan area.
Matt Fuller leads the regional division which focuses on understanding the particular needs of regional communities across NSW and delivering customer-centred integrated transport services and infrastructure.
Peter leads our Infrastructure and Place division, which plans, develops and delivers transport infrastructure that capitalise on commercial opportunities to help develop liveable, vibrant places for the community. The division:
- Engages delivery partners to deliver infrastructure
- Provides the commercial capability to support high value, complex projects.
As the leader of Corporate Services, Anne is responsible for information technology, shared services, organisation development and investigative and legal services for the Transport cluster. The division:
- Drives organisational efficiency through the development, implementation and continuous improvement of business systems and processes
- Enables reforms to create an efficient, effective and service-oriented workforce
Rachel Wheeler leads the customer strategy and technology division, developing long-term, multi-modal strategies, plans and policies for the Transport Cluster.
Rachel is responsible for leveraging data and insights, implementing new technologies and driving innovation and partnerships to provide improved, integrated customer-centred solutions. Rachel also manages the Cluster’s reputation, government relations, communications and drive meaningful engagement with our stakeholders, customers and the community.
Kirsten Watson leads the People and Culture division.
Kirsten is responsible for defining, attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining the people needed to deliver the best transport system in the Australia and setting the standards across in how we support, develop and treat our people.
Jon is leading the procurement, construction and delivery of Australia’s first fully-automated metro rail network. Sydney Metro, which is Australia’s biggest public transport project, will deliver 31 metro stations and 66km of new metro rail. Sydney Metro Northwest is on schedule to open in the first half of 2019 and services on Stage 2 - Sydney Metro City & Southwest - are expected to start in 2024.
Howard Collins leads Sydney Trains, providing train services throughout the Sydney CBD and metropolitan area. Howard leads the agency’s focus on patronage growth, increasing customer satisfaction, reduction in peak incidents and improving safety performance.
Pete Allaway leads NSW TrainLink, the operating agency dedicated to the needs of intercity and regional train and coach customers. NSW TrainLink strives to provide safe, reliable and clean services which connect people and communities across NSW.
Fiona manages Roads and Maritime Services activities for the people and Government of NSW. Fiona's role is to provide strategic direction and leadership ensuring the customer is at the centre of all our operations across the agency.
Steffen leads a workforce of 4700 people and the delivery of more than 15,000 services a day carrying more than 600,000 passengers to their destination. He reports directly to the Secretary of Transport for NSW Rodd Staples.
Barbara Wise leads the Point to Point Transport Commission, the regulator for taxis, hire vehicles and rideshare services in NSW.
Barbara is responsible for administering, managing and enforcing the Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Act 2016, including the authorisation and licencing schemes established by the Act.