Appointed 14 June 2006 for five years. Ms Azarias is an economist and former
Director of the Internal Audit Division of the United Nations, the highest
ranking Australian staff member in the UN.
Her previous positions include
Regional General Manager, Business and Private Banking, National Australia Bank;
Director, Infrastructure Funding, NSW Department of Transport (2003); Chief
Executive, Ministry of Urban Infrastructure Management and Director,
Infrastructure Coordination Unit in the NSW Premier’s Department (2002-03); and
Director, Public Accounts Committee, Parliament of NSW (1991-2001).