Adam Fennessy PSM
Commissioner
Victorian Public Sector Commission

Adam Fennessy joined the Champions of Change National 2015 Group in 2015.

Adam Fennessy PSM is the Victorian Public Sector Commissioner. Adam has over 20 years of public sector experience at state and federal levels, including four years as Secretary of the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning and prior to that the Department of Environment & Primary Industries. Adam has worked in the private sector as a partner with advisory firm Ernst & Young. Adam has served on several boards including the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) (Victoria), Infrastructure Victoria, Monash Sustainable Development Institute and Women & Leadership Australia.

Adam is a fellow of IPAA (Victoria) and a member of the Male Champions of Change network. In 2018, he received a Public Service Medal (PSM) for leadership in the Victorian public sector.

Champions of Change National 2015 Group

Adam Fennessy is a Member of the Champions of Change National 2015 Group. Based in Victoria, the National 2015 Group represents some of Australia’s most significant local, national and international organisations. Members work within and across their organisations to improve the representation of women in leadership positions and non-traditional roles.