Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope has announced the appointment of Chris Lamont as the new NSW Small Business Commissioner.
Mr Lamont will lead the Office of the Small Business Commission, which is responsible for advocacy, strategic advice, free to low-cost mediation and support to small businesses across the state.
Mr Tudehope said Mr Lamont’s appointment would provide the Small Business Commission with focus and direction at a difficult time for small businesses.
“The Small Business Commission has a strong track record in advocating for small businesses and strives to resolve issues impacting their day-to-day operations,” Mr Tudehope said.
“It is a passionate supporter of small business and has played a critical role in assisting businesses during the drought, the recent bushfires and now COVID-19.
Mr Lamont’s start date at the Small Business Commission will be 15 June 2020.