Dr Niki Vincent

Public Sector Gender Equality Commissioner · Commission for Gender Equality in the Public Sector (Vic)


Dr Niki Vincent commenced as Victoria’s first Public Sector Gender Equality Commissioner in 2020. She oversees the implementation of the Gender Equality Act 2020 and plays a key leadership role in promoting gender equality in the community and workplaces.

Dr Vincent has a wealth of experience in gender equality and organisational leadership. This includes serving as the South Australian Commissioner for Equal Opportunity from 2016-2020.

Prior to that, Niki was CEO of the Leaders Institute of South Australia and a member of the Remuneration Tribunal of South Australia. She has established two successful not-for-profit organisations, and has led major programs of academic research.

Niki holds an appointment as an Adjunct Associate Professor in UniSA’s Business School and is a board member of InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence and the Brave Foundation, which supports teenage parents.