Deputy Director General, Policy & Reform / Department of the Premier and Cabinet
Emily Roper is the deputy director general of the policy and reform division at the Department of the Premier & Cabinet. Ms Roper worked for the Commonwealth and WA public sector in a number of leadership change management, capability development and engagement roles within Australia and overseas. She also led the Public Sector Reform Unit which is responsible for coordinating and supporting wide-ranging reform of the Western Australian public sector. Ms Roper was deputy commissioner of operational services and led the intelligence services directorate at the Department of Justice. In the Commonwealth public sector, she held a range of strategic leadership, operational and liaison engagement roles; led a number of projects to review and redesign core and specialist capabilities; and oversaw their implementation.