Clare Gardiner-Barnes was appointed to the position of Deputy Secretary, Freight, Strategy and Planning at Transport for NSW in August 2015. The Freight, Strategy and Planning Division brings together all of Transport for NSW’s policy, safety, planning and regulation into the one area.
Prior to this, Clare was the Chief Executive at the Department of Transport in the Northern Territory. She has held senior positions across a number of areas of government including Chief Executive at the Department of Children and Families in the Northern Territory and in reforms undertaken across the Department of Education and Training in Queensland.
Under Clare’s leadership, the Freight, Strategy and Planning Division will play a critical role in the development of research, strategy and policy for public transport, maritime and roads networks and will work closely with industry to ensure the safe and efficient movement of freight in the State.