Gavin McCairns

Deputy CEO, Corporate / Australian Transaction Reports & Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)

Gavin McCairns is the Deputy CEO Corporate, AUSTRAC, in this role, Gavin is one of two Deputies to the CEO and has senior executive leadership of the People and Integrity, Innovation Information and Analytics, Finance and Infrastructure and the Implementation Governance and Legal functions of the agency.

Gavin recently joined AUSTRAC from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) where he has performed numerous roles over the past 10 years. Gavin migrated to Australia in 1991, after a distinguished career in the UK and Europe in the public, private and community sectors.

In Australia, Gavin has worked in both the State and Federal Governments in policy, operational and corporate roles. He joined the Department of Immigration in 2005 and prior to that, Gavin held the positions of FAS Change Management Taskforce, State Director NSW and Chief Risk Officer.