Former Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police, Ms Christine Nixon was appointed in February 2009 to chair the Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery Authority and tasked with the oversight and coordination of the largest recovery and rebuilding program Victoria has ever faced.
In August 2010 – 2011, Christine was the Victorian Government’s Advisor on Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery, a voluntary role. She remains a member of the Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund panel.
Christine was the 19th Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police, the first woman to become a police commissioner in Australia. She led 14,000 staff, operating across more than 500 locations and oversaw an annual budget of $1.7 billion.