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Karen Doran

Deputy Director General (DDG) Corporate Services

ACT Justice and Community Safety (JACS) Directorate

Alumni Advisory Council



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Karen Doran is the Deputy Director General of Community Safety at ACT JACS Directorate.

Karen commenced her career in the private sector but has worked in, or as a consultant to, the Public Service since 1993.

She has attended two ANZSOG programs – the Executive Fellows Program 2005 and the China Reciprocal Program 2015 and acknowledges the benefit of exposure to ANZSOG programs for public sector leaders.

She has worked across a variety of Directorates in the ACT Government, including as A/g Deputy Under Treasurer, Commercial Services and Infrastructure, Chief Minister Treasury Economic Development; A/g Deputy Director General, Land Development, Deputy CEO, LDA, Coordinator General Urban Renewal; and Deputy Director General Corporate, Health.


Karen Doran graduated from the Executive Fellows Program in 2005 and is a member of ANZSOG’s Alumni Advisory Council. To find out more about the Alumni Advisory Council, click here