Sue McCarrey has been in the position of Australia’s National Rail Safety Regulator since December 2014.
Sue oversees the nation’s standalone Rail Safety National Law and works with industry, governments and unions to ensure a safe rail system for the community.
Under her leadership, the ONRSR has matured into a fully formed national operation that is continuing with its vision for a safe, efficient and prosperous Australian rail industry.
Prior to joining the ONRSR, Sue enjoyed a distinguished career in the Western Australian public sector. As Deputy Director General – Policy Planning and Investment, with the Western Australian Department of Transport Sue led transport planning for the State and established a framework for a state-wide transport investment program in order to provide the government with a whole of transport view of investment priorities based on planning needs.
Sue has a Bachelor of Law, Masters in Policy and Administration and a Bachelor of Education with Honours.