Jodi Cant is the Department of Finance’s Director General, leading the areas of Advisory, Buildings and Contracts, Major Projects and RevenueWA for the state.
In February 2022, Jodi returned to Finance from an 8-month secondment at the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage during which time she led Planning Reform and Aboriginal Heritage changes.
Jodi is an authentic leader who leads with clarity, courage, and kindness. She is an innovator, collaborator, and connector with excellent communication skills.
Commercially savvy with community at heart, Jodi’s experience crosses the government, start-up, private and not-for profit sectors—and she faces challenges informed by the perspective of each.
Jodi was awarded the 2020 Telstra Western Australian Business Woman of the Year and also won the Western Australian category for Public Sector and Academia.
Jodi has previously sat on the Boards of PSMA Australia, PEXA Ltd, earthmine Australia and the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) Council.
Jodi is most at home in the bush with her horses and dogs. She loves reading, writing, and good wine.