Lea Diffey

Executive Director, Policy and Engagement, Department of Innovation.

Lea Diffey is the Executive Director of Policy and Engagement in the Queensland Government’s Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games. She supports the Advance Queensland initiative to foster science, innovation and entrepreneurialism, capitalise on our natural advantages, and help raise Queensland’s profile as an attractive investment destination. She has a long history in sustainable land management, working across portfolios for agriculture, natural resource management, the Great Barrier Reef and environmental management. She aims to bring together science and innovation, with policy and outcomes for business.