Darren Smith

CEO of Aboriginal Housing Victoria (AHV)

Darren Smith is Palawa Trowerna from the Pyemairrenner people in Tasmania and CEO of Aboriginal Housing Victoria (AHV). He has qualifications in Engineering, Law and Public Policy.

Darren has extensive experience in policy roles for the Victorian Government in the former Aboriginal Affairs Victoria and Department of Human Services. His experience includes policy development and executive support of statutory boards and Ministerial Advisory Committees. More recently he managed a regulatory team in Building Policy for the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure.

Darren has held executive positions at AHV since 2014 including as Director of Strategy and Performance where AHV was successful in its submission for Housing Association registration in 2015.