Director Strategic Policy, Research & Projects
Tarek has over 10 years’ experience working across the public sector in both Local and State Government with extensive policy and project management experience focussing on place management, economic development and regulatory policy and strategy.
Tarek has worked extensively with a broad range of stakeholders, from grass roots community organisations and small businesses, to high profile international companies. Most recently, Tarek has held senior policy roles at the Department of Justice and comes to Create NSW from his role as Manager – Policy & Legislation at Liquor & Gaming NSW. Prior to this, Tarek managed the Community Places and Economic Development Units at Sutherland Shire Council and brings skills in stakeholder engagement, project delivery and policy development to Create NSW.
Tarek Barakat, Director Strategic Policy, Research & Projects
+61 2 8289 6469