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ACS Professional: Ensuring good governance in public sector programs

This event is proudly sponsored by Synergy Group Australia.

Registration End Date: Fri, 13 Sep, 05:00 PM

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  • where

  • Hyatt Hotel Canberra. Mount Ainslie Room
    120 Commonwealth Ave
    Canberra ACT 2600
  • when

  • Event Start: Tue, 17 Sep, 05:00 PM
    Event Finish: Tue, 17 Sep, 07:00 PM
  • event price

  • Member: $0.00

<img alt="20190917_Event banner" src="https://id.acs.org.au/servlet/servlet.ImageServer?id=0150o00000GfLUH&amp;oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1566520653000"></img><br>In this session, Matt will discuss what he thinks good governance over programs should look like and will touch on the governance and assurance arrangements he is undertaking in the Department of Health.<br><br>Area of discussions will cover: <ul><li>Defining public sector programs and the assurance frameworks required</li><li>Identifying how risk materialises within live programs</li><li>Exploring the application of assurance frameworks and models</li></ul> Matt will also provide his reflections on practices observed more broadly.  <br><br><b>About the speaker<br>Matt Yannopoulos, </b>Chief Operating Officer, Department of Health<br><br>Mr Yannopoulos took up the role of Chief Operating Officer on 9 July 2018.  In this position he is responsible for the Department’s corporate and enabling areas that support the Department in meeting its purpose. Responsibilities include finance, legal, corporate services, the health state network, human resources, communications and information technology.<br><br>Mr Yannopoulos was awarded a Public Service Medal in January 2019 for his substantial achievements in this role. Mr Yannopoulos has held previous government positions including First Assistant Secretary, Portfolio Investment Division and Chief Information Officer at the Department of Health as well as other significant roles such as Portfolio CIO of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and as the Department of Defence&#39;s first Chief Technology Officer. <br><br>Mr Yannopoulos has an accounting and information technology background and is an accredited FCPA.  

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2

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Business risk management (BURM) - 6

Speaker

Mathew Yannopoulos

Mathew Yannopoulos

Matthew (Matt) Yannopoulos, PSM 
Deputy Secretary Chief Operating Officer  - Department of Health

Mr Yannopoulos took up the role of Chief Operating Officer on 9 July 2018.  In this position he is responsible for the Department’s corporate and enabling areas that support the Department in meeting its purpose. Responsibilities include finance, legal, corporate services, the health state network, human resources, communications and information technology.

As the department's Senior Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Champion, Mr Yannopoulos recognises the importance of listening, respecting and valuing of opinions, skills and insights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Prior to this, Mr Yannopoulos was the Senior Responsible Officer for the Child Care Reform Implementation at the Department of Education.  In this role has was responsible for the leadership and direction for the Program of Child Care Reform Implementation including the build of the new IT system supporting the child care reforms across the Departments of Education, Human Services and Social Services.  Mr Yannopoulos was awarded a Public Service Medal in January 2019 for his substantial achievements in this role.

Mr Yannopoulos has held previous government positions including First Assistant Secretary, Portfolio Investment Division and Chief Information Officer at the Department of Health as well as other significant roles such as Portfolio CIO of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and as the Department of Defence's first Chief Technology Officer.

Mr Yannopoulos has an accounting and information technology background and is an accredited FCPA.

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120 Commonwealth Ave,Canberra,ACT,Australia

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