Simon Smith

Secretary, NSW Department of Industry

Appointed in July 2015 by virtue of his position within the NSW public service and consistent with the Infrastructure NSW Act 2011 

Simon Smith was appointed to the position of Secretary in July 2015 by the Premier. Prior to this appointment Simon was Chief Executive at the Office of Finance and Services and before that, Deputy Secretary at the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Simon trained as an economist and first joined the NSW Public Sector in 1994. His public sector roles have focused on the nexus between the economy and the environment, including roles in regulation, policy development and program delivery.


Latest News

Demolition work makes way for new Western Sydney Stadium

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Western Sydney’s future 30,000 seat stadium at Parramatta is one step closer to reality with demolition work of Pirtek Stadium now under way. Read more

Winning design unveiled for new Parramatta Stadium

Thursday, December 08, 2016

A brand new 30,000-seat stadium in Parramatta, unveiled today by the NSW Government, will make Western Sydney a sport and entertainment hub when it is opened to fans in 2019. Read more

Greater Sydney Commission release vision for Greater Sydney

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The Greater Sydney Commission has put on public exhibition the 40‐year vision Read more