The Commissioner

NSW Public Service Commissioner - Emma Hogan

Emma Hogan was appointed the NSW Public Service Commissioner in May 2018. Emma joins NSW Government after an extensive c-suite career in the private sector, working with iconic Australian brands across hospitality, retail, aviation and media and entertainment.

Emma’s career spans executive leadership roles in people (HR), culture, communications, change, customer experience, digital, operational business transformation, and project management in environments that have included start-up, growth, acquisition, disruption, maturation and divestment.  Emma has led teams of up to 5000 people both in Australia and off-shore.

Emma holds post graduate qualifications in HR & Business Management and is a graduate of the Stanford University Executive Program.  Emma is also a non-executive director on the board of AIME (Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience) and in 2015, created her own for-purpose foundation; ‘Rainbow Jane’ which has so far donated over $70,000 to charity and start-up social enterprises.   

The Public Service Commissioner is an independent office holder.


The Public Service Commission acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the land on which our office stands.