INGRID HAYTHORPE

 

 

 

Ingrid Haythorpe

Deputy Chief Executive,
Department of the Premier and Cabinet



 

Ingrid plays a lead role in the major negotiations between the South Australian State Government and the Australian Government on significant matters of policy and funding, covering a broad range of social and economic issues.

Ingrid also has strategic oversight of the operational arm of DPC, which includes the public facing Service SA; government services providers Shared Services SA, Strategic Procurement, and the Office for Digital Government; and the Finance, Human Resources and the ICT areas which service DPC itself.

Ingrid’s leadership style encourages innovation, collegiality, consultation and accountability.

Ingrid chairs the Public Sector Medal Committee, is a member on the Leaders Institute of South Australia, and a member of the SA Law Reform Institute Advisory Board.

Ingrid has extensive experience at senior levels of government having led the SA Attorney General’s Policy Planning and Legislation division for a number of years, overseeing major legislative reform and responsibility for the development of an Independent Commissioner Against Corruption; the establishment of new tribunals in SA; and the development of an offender management system.

Ingrid has extensive experience at senior levels of government having led the SA Attorney General’s Policy Planning and Legislation division for a number of years, overseeing major legislative reform and responsibility for the development of an Independent Commissioner Against Corruption; the establishment of new tribunals in SA; and the development of an offender management system.

Ingrid has broad experience in social policy development, having also worked in health and human services agencies, and the Environmental Protection Agency. In Health Ingrid progressed to Executive Director of the Office of the Chief Executive which provided a strategic overview of the organisation, enabling implementation of new governance models for the health system.

Ingrid holds a Bachelor of Arts (Jurisprudence), a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and post graduate qualifications. She began her career in government as a lawyer, advising on a range of administrative law areas for seven years.

As a mother of eight year old twins and a four year old, Ingrid dedicates most of her time outside of work to her children. Most weekends include bike riding and enjoying the countryside.