Martin Hoffman was appointed Secretary of the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation in August 2015.
He was previously Deputy Secretary at the Commonwealth Department of Industry and Science (and its predecessors), from July 2010. He worked particularly on resources and energy matters. Martin joined the Australian Public Service in March 2009 in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Before joining the public sector, Martin had a lengthy private sector career primarily in digital media and technology after an early career in consulting and banking in Australia and Hong Kong.
Martin holds an MBA (Hons) from the Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland, Master of Applied Finance (Macquarie), and Bachelor of Economics (Sydney). He completed the Executive Fellows program at the Australia New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) in 2009, and was awarded the James Wolfensohn Public Service Scholarship to study at the Harvard Kennedy School in 2013.