Paul Newson, Deputy Secretary Liquor, Gaming & Emergency Management
Paul Newson commenced in the Deputy Secretary, Liquor, Gaming & Emergency Management role in October 2016 and brings an extensive range and depth of regulatory knowledge and experience from leadership roles across a number of State and Federal organisations.
Paul’s experience in law enforcement, defence and regulatory practice includes commercial assurance activity in the import/export environment, interdiction of criminality in the border environment, educating and strengthening business resilience in response to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing risks, consumer protection and energy market compliance. Prior to his secondment as Chief Executive of Greyhound Racing NSW in February 2015, Paul was the Executive Director of the NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing.
Paul has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), Company Directors Course and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Politics), a Bachelor of Laws, a Master of Legal Studies, and a Master of Law & Management.