Paul Martyn leads the Department of Energy and Public Works (EPW). With more than 25 years’ experience in economic policy and reform, Paul is leading the development of Queensland’s plan for the energy transformation. He is responsible for policy around the building and construction industry, and for improved government procurement. His department, with over 2000 staff, delivers major building projects across Queensland.
Prior to joining EPW, Paul was Chief Executive Officer of Trade and Investment Queensland, where he spearheaded investment attraction in hydrogen and renewable energy.
Paul has worked to encourage growth and investment in a wide range of Queensland’s key sectors, including resources, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, defence industries and high technology – and now energy and building.
In the Governor-General’s 2022 COVID-19 Honours List, Paul was awarded a Public Service Medal for his leadership of Queensland’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Taskforce during the pandemic.