Georgina Beattie

Georgina Beattie

Deputy Secretary, Mining, Exploration and Geoscience Department of Regional NSW

Georgina is responsible for overseeing Mining, Exploration and Geoscience (MEG) work to develop the State’s mineral and petroleum resources, which includes setting the policy and strategic framework for exploration and mining in NSW, promoting investment in the sector, efficiently regulating access to resources and acquiring and analysing geoscientific data.

Ms Beattie has extensive public sector leadership experience having led work in Regional Strategy, Economic Development, Better Regulation and Environment and Community during the past 20 years.

Before moving into MEG, Ms Beattie served as Executive Director, Strategic Advice and Economics at DRNSW, as well as senior roles at the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, NSW Department of Industry, NSW Environment Protection Authority and NSW Minerals Council.