Jane Halton AOFormer Secretary of the Department of Health, Secretary of the Department of Finance, Secretary of the Department of Health and Ageing

Jane Halton AO PSM FAICD FIPPA is a member of the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission, the board of the ANZ, Clayton Utz, Crown Resorts, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, and the US Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation.

She is chairman of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, COTA, Crown Sydney and Vault Systems.

Her 33-year career within the Australian public service, included nearly 15 years as Secretary of the Departments of Finance and the Department of Health (and Ageing). Previously she was Executive Co-ordinator (Deputy Secretary) of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

She has extensive experience in health policy and delivery, the delivery of the Australian Government budget and the management and performance of Australian Government agencies.   

Jane has held a number of significant roles in Global Health Governance including as Chair of the board of the WHO, president of the World Health Assembly and as chair of the OECD health committee.