Chris Hanger

Chief Executive Officer

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

While working for NSW Government, Chris has been responsible for leading teams designing and 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 more than 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-19 Hotel Quarantine security program, and designing and delivering NSW COVID-19 regional economic stimulus packages.