Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission Members
Ms Jenny Cranston (Chair)
Ms Jenny Cranston was appointed Chair of the Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission on 14 March 2016. Jenny was previously the Chair of the Liquor Licensing Board from August 2012 until its amalgamation with the Gaming Commission in August 2015.
Jenny has held a number of senior appointments in Government agencies in Tasmania and Queensland and has worked across a variety of portfolios, including the regulation of the vocational education and training system in Queensland. Jenny has also undertaken consultancy work for government agencies and not-for-profit organisations here and in New South Wales.
Jenny brings to the Commission an understanding of how policy and legislation are developed and enacted as well as experience in managing and administering regulatory frameworks. Her previous roles have also developed a strong people focussed practice and a belief in the power of individuals to build community capacity.
Mr David Hudson
David has extensive experience as a member or Chair of committees, boards and authorities, in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. He is currently the Chair of the State Grants Commission and has been the Deputy Chair of the Tasmanian Integrity Commission. He also is or has been the Chair or a member of the Tasmanian Building and Construction Industry Training Board, Tasmanian Qualifications Authority, Tasmanian Traineeship and Apprenticeship Committee and a number of public sector risk and audit, and not-for-profit committees. David has held senior executive positions in the Tasmanian State Service, in policy, service delivery and corporate support services, and brings expertise in management, strategy, governance and stakeholder engagement.
Mr Andrew Walker
Andrew practices as a Barrister at Derwent & Tamar Chambers in Hobart. He was formerly a Director at law firm, Dobson Mitchell & Allport, where he practiced for 25 years, largely in the areas of commercial and administrative litigation. Andrew is also currently a part-time University lecturer and presenter at the Centre for Legal Studies, and has held appointments to a number of professional and government bodies, including most recently as a member of the Tasmanian Planning Reform Taskforce.