Mathew Paine

Mathew Paine

Executive Director, Talent and Culture, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Mathew Paine is an Executive Director in the People, Performance and Culture team at the NSW Government Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, Executive Director at HR Expert Australia, Non-Executive Director at the Bobby Goldsmith Foundation, Non-Executive Director at Definitiv (and its subsidiaries, Proactiv Payroll Australia Pty Ltd and Definitiv International Pty Ltd), and the co-convener of the Australian HR Institute IR/ER committee.  

Mathew has over 20 years of senior Human Resource Management experience within the private, government and not for profit sectors. HR industry accolades under Mathew’s leadership include the Australian HR Team of the Year Award, Best Recruitment Campaign Award, Inclusive Workplace Award, Talent Development Award, Education and Training Award, HR Person of the Year and the NSW Training Awards Large Employer of the Year.  

Mathew holds a Master of Strategic Human Resource Management degree from East London University and a Master’s Degree in Labour Law & Relations from Sydney University Law School. Mathew is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD, U.K), a Certified Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI, Australia) and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.