Steve Griffin Appointed GWIC CEO

CURRENT interim-boss Steve Griffin has been unveiled as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC).

Adam Dobbin

27 April 2021

STEVE Griffin has been unveiled as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC).

On Tuesday, GWIC Chief Commissioner Alan Brown announced that Griffin, who has served in the role in an interim capacity since October last year, was chosen by a selection panel following an extensive advertising and recruitment process.

“Mr Griffin has over 30 years’ experience in senior leadership roles in the NSW and Queensland public service, particularly within a regulatory context,” Mr Brown said.

“He has contributed significantly to the Commission since joining its ranks as the Director Customer Experience, Capability and Assurance in 2019 and then as Interim CEO for the past six months.”

Brown added that Griffin’s experience and expertise has him perfectly positioned to take the Commission into its next phase.

“Mr Griffin is very well-placed to advance the Commission’s reputation as a trusted, fair, firm and impartial regulator of the NSW greyhound racing industry,” Brown said.

A delighted Griffin said he is looking forward to assuming the position on a permanent basis.

“My focus as Chief Executive Officer of GWIC will be on delivering a world leading eTracking system so that the industry can account for every registered greyhound in addition to improving the Commission’s efficiency and effectiveness in supporting the industry and delivering better services”, Mr Griffin said.

“I look forward to continuing to work collaboratively with GRNSW, GBOTA, Greyhound Clubs NSW, GIPAC, key stakeholders, participants and Commission’s staff to secure the future prosperity of the greyhound racing industry in NSW by delivering improved welfare and integrity.”