Sven Bluemmel was appointed as the inaugural Victorian Information Commissioner in September 2017.
Prior to his current role, Sven served as Western Australian Information Commissioner for eight years. During that time he was also a member of the State Records Commission alongside the Auditor General, the Ombudsman and a records management expert appointed by the Governor.
Before 2009, Sven held senior positions in the Western Australian Public Sector Commission, the Department of the Premier and Cabinet (WA) and the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department in Canberra.
Sven has also served as President of the Institute of Public Administration in Western Australia for three years