Enterprise Services Group

Jenet Connell

Jenet Connell, Deputy Australian Statistician and Chief Operating Officer

Jenet Connell is the Deputy Australian Statistician and Chief Operating Officer. Jenet is responsible for enterprise strategy and managing the full range of corporate enablers.

Jenet has been in the APS for 18 years, working within a number of central and line agencies and departments, across the APS.

Prior to joining the ABS,  she was the Deputy Australian Public Service Commissioner, and previously worked as the Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer (COO) in the Department of Immigration and Border Protection; Deputy Secretary, COO with the Department of Finance; Executive Manager within the Biosecurity Services Group of the then Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; and Group Manager with the then Department of Employment and Workplace Relations.

Before joining the APS, Jenet spent three years in the private sector, working in a highly successful web development company in Perth, WA. Prior to that she spent some years as a senior executive within both the Victorian and the WA Public Service in workplace relations and small business policy.

Jenet holds a Master’s Degree in Organisational Psychology.

Corporate Services Division

Lane Masterton

Lane Masterton, General Manager

Lane is the General Manager of our Corporate Services Division.

Lane has over 15 years’ experience as a Senior Executive with the ABS, in his current role he is responsible for leading Human Resources, Finance and Property functions. Prior to this role, Lane led a major transformation program for the ABS, he has also held senior executive roles in ICT and data collection services and was the Victorian Regional Director for the ABS.

Lane is passionate about creating an environment that embraces diversity and provides flexibility in working arrangements. He is the ABS Senior Champion for the Disability and Carers Network.

Prior to being promoted to the senior executive service, Lane held a variety of ICT roles across the public and private sectors, largely in the areas of information technology infrastructure and Cyber security.


Nick Stanton

Program Manager
(Chief Finance Officer)
Finance and Procurement Branch

Kylie Saines*

Program Manager
People Services Branch

Marie Apostolou*

Program Manager
People Strategies and Capability Branch


Enterprise Strategy and Communications Division

Duncan Young

Duncan Young, General Manager

Michael Meagher

Program Manager
Risk, Planning and Policy Branch

Jenny Telford

Program Manager
Customer Experience and Communications Branch


Technology and Security Division

Steve Hamilton

Steve Hamilton, General Manager and Chief Information Officer

Steve Hamilton is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the ABS. He leads the Technology & Security Division (TSD) in providing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) leadership and services for all areas of the ABS.

Steve’s Australian Public Service career spans more than 30 years and has significant experience with IT delivery in government. For the last 8 years Steve was a Deputy Commissioner within the Enterprise Solutions and Technology Group at the Australian Taxation Office. During his 25 years at the ATO he worked on complex large scale system integration programs delivering the government's legislative reforms for Tax and Superannuation as well as Whole of Government initiatives such as Standard Business Reporting.

In his most recent role prior to joining the ABS, Steve headed up the ATO’s Digital Strategy and Digital Delivery capabilities, with primary accountability for IT Strategy, Architecture, Security and Planning as well as the ATO's eCommerce and web platforms where the ATO has leveraged both agile work practices and cloud platforms.

Steve was also the Co-Chair of the ATO's "Working with our partners in the Tax and Superannuation System Program Board".

Stephen Cross*

Program Manager
Applications and Capability Branch

Helen Robson

Program Manager
Major Projects Branch

Julian Doak

Program Manager
(Chief Information Security Officer)
Security and Infrastructure Branch

Adam Rumbold*

Program Manager
IT Strategy and Architecture Branch


*Individual is acting, temporary or contractor in this role

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