Chris Lamont leads the NSW Business Chamber’s Policy and Advocacy Team which is responsible for developing and advancing policies aimed at maximising business competitiveness for members and improving business operating conditions across NSW.
The Policy and Advocacy team engages with political decision-makers at the federal, state and local level to deliver real results for members and the broader business community.
Prior to joining NSW Business Chamber, Chris led a diverse cross section of businesses from construction, facilities management to health and aged services.
He has considerable experience in policy development and advocacy, serving as Chief of Staff and First Assistant Secretary in the Australian Government.
Chris is credited with the design and delivery of a number of significant Australian and NSW Government housing and infrastructure initiatives and has also provided advice on significant international infrastructure projects.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Economics and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).