Adina Leu

Adina Leu

Adina Leu

Director, APS Workforce Strategy & Planning, Australia Public Service Commission

Adina is the Director of APS Workforce Strategy and Planning at the Australian Public Service Commission.  Adina developed Delivering for Tomorrow – APS Workforce Strategy 2025 – the first ever workforce strategy for the Australian public Service, and oversees its implementation. She also established and leads the APS Centre of Excellence for Workforce Planning, providing hands on support and tools for strategic workforce planning to over 120 APS and Commonwealth agencies.

Adina brings over 10 years of strategic, evidence-informed workforce planning and management experience in the Commonwealth. Adina’s work in this area has been featured as international best practice by Gartner’s HR Leadership Practice, Tableau Analytics and most recently by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Prior to joining the Commonwealth, Adina worked in the private sector for over 12 years, in strategic workforce planning/ development, as well as business roles in marketing research and brand management.

An economist by training, Adina is a certified Fellow of the Australian HR Institute, a Behavioural Economics champion in the APS, and Australia’s representative to the OECD’s Public Employment and Management Committee.