Phil McMahon

Chief Operating Officer / Department of the Premier and Cabinet (South Australia)

Phil McMahon commenced in the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet (SA) in January 2015.  As COO, Phil has responsibility for the department’s services division, a division in excess of 1200 employees.

Phil’s responsibilities include the Office for Digital Government, the whole of government Shared Services reform, Service SA, and a number of whole of government procurement functions, and various corporate services.Phil has  a strong background in large scale central government service delivery functions, primarily in the ICT and shared services arenas and has spent over 20 years in central government roles. 

Phil holds a Master of Commerce, a Graduate Diploma in Systems Analysis and a Bachelor of Education.