Anne Nolan has extensive experience leading and developing public sector agencies which have had a focus on economic and financial matters. She had responsibility for areas as diverse as industry and resource development, economic and tax policy, energy policy, economic forecasting, intergovernmental relations, infrastructure and public administration. Previous positions included director general at the Department of State Development, deputy director general at the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, coordinator of Energy, and executive director (Economics) at the Department of Treasury. Ms Nolan is an adjunct professor of Economics at the University of Western Australia and a board member of the Australia Energy Market Operator, the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra, and UWA Business School. She is also a member of Chief Executive Women.