Kathy Leigh

Kathy Leigh
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Head of Service and Director-General

ACT Public Service

The first woman to head the 22,000 member ACT Public Service, Kathy has an outstanding record of achievement in the public service, including holding senior executive roles in a range of government departments. She is passionate about leading the way for other aspiring women within the public service and is committed to ensuring the Act Government continues to deliver high quality and responsive public service to the people of the ACT.

  • Former Director-General of the ACT Justice and Community Safety Directorate.
  • Former First Assistant Secretary in the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department.
  • ACT member of the Council of the Order of Australia.

Kathy Leigh

LLB (Hons) '83
MIntLaw '89
Years at ANU
1978 to 1989

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