Phil Fagan-Schmidt, PSM

Director—Government

Phil Fagan-Schmidt holds the position of Executive Director, Housing SA.  The agency provides public and private housing services, funds and sets the direction for the homeless service sector, and manages remote indigenous housing.

Phil has worked widely across government and academic spheres.  He is passionate about developing local, innovative service responses that help disadvantaged families thrive and reconnect to community and economy. He holds the Degree of Master of Public Policy from Flinders University and was awarded a Public Service Medal for his work in social housing policy and practice in 2015.

Phil chairs the Housing and Homelessness Senior Officials Network which is a national policy development and problem solving collaboration based around Government housing agencies.