Mr Barry Jackson
Quantity Surveyors Registration Board
Mr Barry Jackson joined DHA as Managing Director in May 2019. Barry came to DHA from the Department of Human Services where he held the position of Deputy Secretary, Service Delivery Operations. He previously held a number of roles in the Department including Deputy Secretary, Shared Services and General Manager, Corporate Operations Division.
Barry’s public service career includes senior executive roles within the Department of Finance and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. In addition to his time in the public service, he has more than 25 years’ experience in the private sector primarily in the areas of construction, property, strategic and business process management. Prior to re-joining the public service, Barry held the position of Chief Executive Officer for UGL Services Australia and New Zealand who were Australia’s largest provider of property management services.
- Ensure DHA fulfills its role in accordance with the Defence Housing Australia Act 1987
- Conduct DHA’s day-to-day business in accordance with the Public Governance Performance and Accountability Act 2013, the Public Service Act 1999 and other relevant legislation
- Relationship management, including Shareholder Ministers, departmental secretaries and the Chief of the Defence Force
- Strategic management, including achievement against the Corporate Plan and oversight of the Executive group and staff