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Chief Executive Officer

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Michael Easton

Chief Executive Officer Michael Easton has led the Integrity Commission since April 2020.

With a public sector career spanning more than 20 years, he has previously held management positions in the state and local government sectors. Admitted as a barrister and solicitor, Michael holds qualifications in law and science from the University of Tasmania and Macquarie University, respectively.

Michael’s focus is to work collaboratively with the public sector to increase its capacity to effectively prevent and respond to misconduct.

Chief Commissioner

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Greg Melick, AO SC

Chief Commissioner Greg Melick chairs the Board of the Integrity Commission. Greg practices as barrister and mediator in several jurisdictions in both criminal and civil matters and holds several concurrent positions, including as National President of the Returned and Services League (RSL) Australia, part-time Deputy President of the Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and Special Investigator for Cricket Australia.

He is a former Principal Crown Counsel, Statutory Member of the National Crime Authority, the New South Wales Casino Control Authority and Major General in the Australian Defence Force.

Appointed Board Members

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Luppo Prins, APM

A former Assistant Police Commissioner, Luppo Prins had a 42-year career in policing. He was awarded the National Police Medal, the Australian Police Medal for Outstanding Service and the Commissioner’s Integrity Medal.

Since retiring from Tasmania Police in 2005, he has conducted major independent investigations and reviews for the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Robert Winter

Rob Winter was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Tasmania and the High Court of Australia in 1989. After extensive experience in prosecutions and insurance litigation, he joined an international loss adjusting practice in 1995. Since then, he has investigated and reported on wide-ranging employment and liability matters.

He is a member of the Anti-Discrimination Tribunal and the Code of Conduct Panel established under the Local Government Act. He is a former TFL Tribunal member and former Chairman of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Code of Conduct Panel.

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Phil Foulston

Former Director and member of the executive of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Phil Foulston worked in the public sector for almost 30 years. He has substantial experience as a senior administrator, adviser and manager within a policy and regulatory framework in the complex political, social and organisational environment of a central government agency.

His key responsibilities included the machinery of government, constitutional administration, general governance, and corporate services. Before joining the public sector, he was a human resource management practitioner in the UK aluminium industry. He has a Bachelor of Science with Honours from the University of Tasmania.

This page was last updated on 13 Aug 2021.