Nick Foa

Director—State and Territory Governments

Nick FoaNick is the Deputy Secretary Sport & Recreation, Infrastructure, International Engagement and Director of Housing in the Department of Health and Human Services.

Nick joined the department in December 2014 as Deputy Secretary, Sport and Recreation Victoria.

In March 2015 Nick was seconded to the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources to head the Visitor Economy Review before leading Tourism Victoria through their transition to Visit Victoria.

Nick’s current portfolio encompasses local and state sporting infrastructure, major health service capital works, delivering social housing including significant statutory accountabilities as the Director of Housing and building strategic international engagement partnerships.

Nick came into State Government as the Executive Director, Local Government Victoria, following senior roles in local government as CEO of Brimbank Council and a Director at Maribyrnong and Maroondah Councils.