The Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has announced Sally Stannard as its new Director-General.
Stannard is a senior executive and transport professional who has worked in senior roles in the transport sector for over 16 years, including as acting Director-General of TMR since June this year.
She has a wealth of experience across the public and private sectors and has deep knowledge of the department.
Stannard has honed her experience in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria advising government agencies and operators across the transport sector.Sally Stannard.
“Serving the people of Queensland as Director-General is a privilege and I am passionate about ensuring transport systems are fit for purpose and appropriately agile for the changing ways we live and work,” she said.
“I am committed to furthering TMR’s vision of creating an integrated and sustainable transport system that is accessible to all Queenslanders and I look forward to continue working with the incredible team at the Department of Transport and Main Roads.”
According to the Queensland Government, Stannard is known for her proactive approach to service delivery, operational management and reform, and industry engagement.
Minister for Transport and Main Roads, Mark Bailey, welcomed the appointment.
“Ms Stannard has a deep understanding of the Department of Transport and Main Road’s public transport, planning and investment decisions, as well as innovative learnings from the private sector,” he said.
“I look forward to continuing to work with Ms Stannard to deliver the government’s priorities for Queensland as they relate to the transport and main roads portfolio.”