Episode 63. Leading Change and Shaping Victoria's Future: A Conversation with Jim Round, CEO of VicReturn, Victoria's Container Deposit Scheme
Jim has recently been appointed as CEO at VicReturn, which is Victoria's Container Deposit Scheme. Prior to this Jim held notable leadership positions such as the Chief of Planning and Governance for the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, Deputy Secretary in the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, where he worked on industry restrictions and the economic response to COVID-19.
He has also formerly worked as the Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard MP, Chief of Staff to the Attorney General (Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP) and Director of Planning and Development to Premier Andrews. Jim has a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Philosophy) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from the University of Melbourne and completed a Masters degree in Economic History at the London School of Economics as a John Monash Scholar.