Kathryn Campbell AO CSC

  • Media release

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan has welcomed the appointment of Kathryn Campbell AO CSC as Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Ms Campbell has served as Secretary of the Department of Human Services from 2011 to 2017 and as Secretary of the Department of Social Services since September 2017.

Ms Campbell also held Deputy Secretary roles in the Finance and Education portfolios.

Ms Campbell has also held senior roles in the Australian Army Reserve.

I worked closely with Ms Campbell as Minister for Social Services and saw first-hand her hard work, passion and intelligence.

I look forward to working with her again and wish her the best of luck in her new appointment.

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