Jon Grayson, Director-General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet
Jon Grayson was appointed Director-General of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in March 2012 bringing substantial private sector and government experience to the role.
For the two years prior to his appointment, Jon was principal and founder of Queensland Infrastructure Partners, an advisory and transaction arranging firm specialising in infrastructure investment and development.
He was previously a senior executive with a major international advisory and investment management firm. Jon’s investment banking experience was primarily in the infrastructure space, having led successful bids for infrastructure assets including the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal. This experience included two years as the inaugural Chief Executive of Prime Infrastructure, which became one of Australia's largest infrastructure funds, guiding it to an IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Prior to his investment banking career, Jon had a long career in Queensland Treasury and Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC). He led major reform processes within government including leading the Suncorp-Metway merger, and the major review of QR Corporatisation. At QTC, Jon served on the Executive Management Team, leading the structured finance group, arranging and executing a range of efficient financing structures for government owned corporations and statutory bodies, including cross-border lease transactions over Queensland Government owned rail and electricity assets.
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