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Led by the Commissioner, we’re a driven team of passionate individuals who are dedicated to driving growth and prosperity for small businesses.

NSW Minister for Finance and Small Business, Damien Tudehope

"Small business is the engine room of the NSW and national economy, with NSW boasting the highest number of small businesses in Australia."

Damien Tudehope,
NSW Minister for Finance and Small Business
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Damien Tudehope
NSW Minister for Finance and Small Business
Damien Tudehope

"Small business is the engine room of the NSW and national economy, with NSW boasting the highest number of small businesses in Australia."

Damien was elected to the NSW Legislative Council and was appointed as the NSW Minister for Finance and Small Business in March 2019. Prior to being elected to the NSW Parliament Damien was a partner at law firm O’Hara and Company Solicitors in Strathfield. Damien has also been a small business owner, operating childcare centres and was also the Chief of Staff to the former NSW Attorney-General Greg Smith SC.

Acting NSW Small Business Commissioner, Stephen Brady

Stephen Brady

“The role of the NSW Small Business Commissioner is to advocate for small businesses across the State and help resolve issues affecting them by providing strategic advice and free to low cost mediation services.”

Stephen Brady
Acting NSW Small Business Commissioner
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Stephen Brady
Acting NSW Small Business Commissioner
Stephen Brady

“The role of the NSW Small Business Commissioner is to advocate for small businesses across the State and help resolve issues affecting them by providing strategic advice and free to low cost mediation services.”

Stephen was appointed as Acting NSW Small Business Commissioner in September 2019 and is also the Chief Operating Officer at NSW Customer Service. He is the former Deputy Secretary of Revenue NSW, Chief Commissioner of State Revenue and Commissioner of Fines Administration. Stephen has also been a Deputy Secretary at the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet and at NSW Treasury. Stephen comes from a small business family and has 15 years’ experience in investment banking and corporate management.

 

Chris Lamont has been appointed as the new Small Business Commissioner and will commence the role on 15 June. Read more.