National Convention & Exhibition 2024


20 – 22 AUGUST 2024

Belinda Casson

Chief People Officer, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 


Belinda is currently the Chief People Officer and First Assistant Secretary (FAS), People Division at the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Before joining DFAT, she was the acting Chief Operating Officer at the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR), and prior to this was DEWR’s Chief People Officer. Belinda has extensive experience in senior HR and corporate roles in a range of Australian Government departments and agencies, including Finance, Education and Training, Health, and the Australian Taxation Office. Belinda has also worked on national workplace relations and work health safety policy and reform.