Following a national recruitment process, NT Chief Minister, Michael Gunner, has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer for the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation.
Shaun Drabsch was announced as the new CEO on 12 February 2019.
Mr Drabsch has extensive experience in both Government and private enterprise, including developing and implementing economic policy, infrastructure and major investment projects.
With previous experience in senior Government roles in Queensland and Canberra, he has worked on a number of Territory projects and initiative and in broad sectors including resources and energy, transport, agribusiness, education, and telecommunications.
Mr Drabsch also brings deep experience with parliament, cabinet and budget processes, land tenure, procurement and stakeholder management and corporate governance.
Mr Gunner said, “As CEO of DTBI, Mr Drabsch will apply his considerable skills to help grow the Territory’s economy, with oversight of the Territory’s Major Projects.”