The executive team comprises the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and the executive directors of the following divisions:

  • Investigation
  • Corruption Prevention
  • Corporate Services
  • Legal.

Acting Commissioner

The Hon Reginald Blanch AM QC

The Hon Reginald Blanch AM QC was appointed Acting Commissioner commencing 1 December 2016. Acting Commissioner Blanch was appointed the inaugural NSW Director of Public Prosecutions in 1987. He was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of NSW in February 1994 and in December of that year was appointed Chief Judge of the District Court. Acting Commissioner Blanch retired from the District Court in 2014 and was appointed Chair of the Serious Offenders Review Council in September of that year.

Deputy Commissioner

Vacant


Executive Director, Investigation Division

Sharon Loder LLB BBus(HRM) LLM

  

Sharon Loder was appointed Executive Director, Investigation Division, in July 2011.


Ms Loder was admitted as a solicitor in Queensland in 1992. After a number of years with the Queensland Director of Public Prosecutions, in 1996 she commenced as a legal officer, then later the manager of the Legal Unit, within the Queensland Police Service, State Crime Operations Command. Ms Loder was admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2000. From 2003 she held senior management positions within the misconduct function of the Queensland Crime and Misconduct Commission. Ms Loder holds Bachelors of Laws and Business (HRM) degrees from the Queensland University of Technology and a Master of Laws from the University of Queensland.

 


Solicitor to the Commission/Executive Director, Legal Division

 

Roy Waldon LLB (Hons)

 

Roy Waldon was appointed to the position of Solicitor to the Commission/Executive Director, Legal, in June 2005.

 

Mr Waldon previously practised law both in Tasmania and NSW before joining the ICAC.



Acting Executive Director, Corruption Prevention Division

Giselle Tocher LLB (Hons) BA (Hons)

Dr Robert Waldersee resigned from the position of Executive Director Corruption Prevention and left the Commission on 28 October 2016.

Giselle Tocher is Acting Executive Director Corruption Prevention until a new appointment is made.

 

Executive Director, Corporate Services Division

Andrew Koureas MComm(Accounting) BComm LLB CPA

Andrew Koureas was appointed to the position of Executive Director, Corporate Services, in October 2008.

Mr Koureas has held senior positions in finance and accounting within the public sector including the NSW Department of Housing and NSW Health. He is a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants.