Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development, Government of Victoria, Australia

Howard Ronaldson was appointed to the position of Secretary, Department of Innovation Industry and Regional Development in May 2008.
Prior to joining DIIRD, Howard was the Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure, a position he held from December 2002. He has vast experience in negotiating complex commercial arrangements between the private sector and government and providing strategic policy advice on key links between infrastructure and the economy.
Howard has also held executive positions in the Department of Premier and Cabinet, and as the Director of Gaming, the Director of Crown Lands and the Director of Housing in Victoria. He also worked in Canberra as the Chief Executive and Under Treasurer of the Department of Treasury, Australian Capital Territory.