Young Professional Councillor

Joshua has worked for the Department of Justice for eight years primarily in Corrective Services NSW. He is currently a Project Officer in the Prison Bed Capacity Program which is responsible for delivering $3.8bn worth of critical prisons infrastructure across NSW. Prior to this he has held roles in the corporate services division within the Department of Justice including Asset Management and Information Technology.

Joshua has been actively involved in the Department of Justice Young Professionals Network (Justice YPN) for the past three years as a founding Committee member. This network has over three hundred members and has held several successful events of which he has had a key role in organising. Most recently, the Justice YPN hosted a Q&A with the Attorney General of NSW, The Hon. Mark Speakman and the Secretary of the Department of Justice, Andrew Cappie-Wood.

Elected as the Convenor of the IPAA NSW Young Professionals Network in 2017 Joshua is working with the IPAA NSW YPN Committee to help connect young professionals and promote mobility between the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Joshua is passionate about encouraging and empowering young professionals in the public sector to help them make meaningful contributions from the very beginning of their careers. As an IPAA NSW Young Professional Councillor he will be able to offer significant insight into what it means to be a young professional within the public sector in 2017 and help IPAA NSW remain connected with the aspirations of young professionals across the NSW public sector.