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Mr Dave Waters

Dave is a senior human resources executive, having worked in a number of Queensland Government agencies, most recently as Chief Human Resources Officer at the Department of Transport and Main Roads. Prior to this, he was Chief Human Resources Officer at the Department of Health. In both of these roles he led the design of workforce strategies and frameworks to build capacity, capability and culture to meet current and future organisational needs.

He has a strong track record of implementing improvements across the spectrum of human resources, including HR business models, leadership capability, inclusion and diversity, staff attraction and retention, and employee culture and engagement. In addition, his previous experience as a professional journalist also provides a unique perspective on the engagement and communications opportunities for modern HR functions.

Dave has a Bachelor of Business with Distinction in Human Resources Management and Economics, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Economics.

Last updated 6 August 2019