Mr Shane Carmody

Mr Shane Carmody

CEO and Director of Aviation Safety

Mr Shane Carmody was appointed as CEO & DAS on 7 June 2017.

Shane’s most recent appointment was as Deputy Secretary, Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.  In this position his responsibilities included the Office of Transport Security, Aviation and Airports, Local Government and Territories and the Western Sydney Airport project.

Shane has extensive experience at senior levels in the Australian Public Service.  His roles have included Deputy Secretary/Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), Deputy Secretary Intelligence and Security and Deputy Secretary Strategy in the Department of Defence, Deputy CEO of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and Deputy President of the Repatriation Commission. He has significant policy, regulatory and business management experience.

Mr Carmody joined the APS in 1989 after a 15 year career as an Army Officer, where he served in various Australian and overseas locations.

Mr Carmody studied Bahasa Indonesia at Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  He has a BA from the University of Queensland, an MBA from Monash University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Career Highlights

2016 – Deputy Secretary, Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

2014 – 2016 – Chief Operating Officer Department of Veterans’ Affairs

2009 – 2014 – Deputy President Repatriation Commission

2006 – 2009 – Deputy CEO Strategy and Support Civil Aviation Safety Authority

2001 – 2006 – Deputy Secretary Department of Defence