Mr Ray Griggs AO CSC

Position
NIAA co-chair
Mr Ray Griggs AO CSC

Ray Griggs AO CSC was appointed the first CEO of the National Indigenous Australians Agency on 1 July 2019 and is responsible for leading policy, program and delivery reform in line with the Government’s commitment to improving the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Before the establishment of the NIAA, Mr Griggs was Associate Secretary of the Indigenous Affairs Group in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. He spent four decades in the Royal Australian Navy, in a range of command and operational roles and is an Officer in the Order of Australia.