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Chris Hanger

Chris Hanger

Chris has worked in senior executive roles within the NSW Government for 10 years and previously worked with the Commonwealth Government in international trade and investment and has also worked at one of Australia’s top-tier law firms.

Whilst working for NSW Government Chris has been responsible for leading teams designing and then delivering $16+ billion in infrastructure, regional development, economic diversification and disaster recovery programs including:

  • $10+ billion regional infrastructure projects through NSW Public Works;
  • $4.2 billion Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund investing into transformative infrastructure across regional NSW;
  • $3.3 billion Regional Growth Fund that is delivering over 2,700 economic and community projects across regional NSW;
  • $2+ billion in disaster clean-up and economic and community recovery programs following the NSW 2019/20 Black Summer bushfires and 2021/22 storms and floods;
  • Overseeing NSW’s COVID Hotel Quarantine security program and designing and delivering NSW COVID regional economic stimulus packages.

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