Rebecca Brown commenced as Director General of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in March 2020. Prior to joining the Department, Rebecca held the dual role of Director General of the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, and Chief Executive Officer of Tourism Western Australia.
Rebecca has worked across Federal and State government agencies, including the Departments of Health and Treasury, in a range of senior roles encompassing revenue and economic policy, social policy, resourcing and performance.
Most notably Rebecca oversaw the reform of the WA health system, including the establishment of a new governance model and the development of the Health Services Act 2016, as well as key reforms between the public and non-profit community sectors.
Rebecca has an Honours Degree in Economics from the University of Western Australia and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.