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Leisl Baumgartner

Leisl has worked across a number of different portfolios as a senior government executive in NSW and Commonwealth agencies. Leisl has also held senior positions within NSW Treasury, the NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet, and the Department of Environment & Climate Change. Leisl has also been a senior adviser and chief of staff to several ministers in the NSW Government, providing policy advice on portfolios including energy, fair trading, consumer and competition issues, health, mental health, justice, western Sydney, natural resources, regional issues.

Throughout her career Leisl has enjoyed focusing on the provision of essential services to low income households, remote and rural communities, and Aboriginal communities. Leisl has a strong commitment to providing essential services such as clean water, sewerage services and energy to all communities in a sustainable and reasonably priced manner.

Leisl has also been the Group General Manager, Corporate Affairs at Macquarie Generation, then the largest electricity generator in Australia. In this role, Leisl had a particular focus on working with local communities and climate change.

Leisl has a Bachelor of Arts (Communications), a Bachelor of Economics, a Masters in International Studies and is currently completing a Juris Doctor.

Leisl Baumgartner

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