Alex O'Mara Deputy Secretary Arts, Screen & Culture, Create NSW
Alex O'Mara has been the Deputy Secretary for Create NSW since May 2017. Ms O'Mara has a proven record of achievement in leading the delivery of multi-dimensional projects, including infrastructure, policy and reform projects, as well as complex stakeholder engagement. She is an experienced senior executive who has worked across a range of sectors, including planning, industry, infrastructure, building, environment, water and insurance. Alex began her career as a private sector lawyer after graduating second in order of merit from the University of Sydney with first class honours.
Alex has been a member of boards including the Australian Building Codes Board and is currently a member of the board of the State Archives and Records Authority. Alex has a degree in arts (majoring in English and Australian literature) and a Masters in Administrative Law and Policy. She holds a current practising certificate as a lawyer with private sector experience.