Senior Executive Staff

Con Sfyris (Acting), Chief Information Officer

Matt O'Brien, First Assistant Secretary, Finance and Property Services

Matt O'Brien

Matt O’Brien commenced with the DPS in April 2020. Prior to joining DPS, Matt was the Chief Operating Officer at Canberra Girls Grammar School.

Matt has a strong background in corporate and financial management spanning 20 years.

He has held senior leadership roles in the education, government and not-for-profit sectors.

He previously sat on a number of boards and advisory groups primarily in the not-for-profit sector.

Matt has qualifications in commerce and industrial relations and is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA).

Liz Luchetti, First Assistant Secretary, Corporate Services

Liz Luchetti

Liz Luchetti has 25 years’ experience working in both the Public and Parliamentary Service, commencing with DPS in April 2011.

Liz was appointed First Assistant Secretary, Corporate Services Division, in August 2020.  Prior to this appointment, Liz was the Assistant Secretary, Library Collections and Databases Branch, a role she held from 2013.

Before joining DPS, Liz worked at the Department of Defence and the National Library of Australia.

Liz holds a Bachelor of Arts in Library and Information Studies, with a major in Public Administration, and a Masters of Information Leadership. She has qualifications in procurement and contracting and has completed several leadership programs.