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Sharon Nyakuengama

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development & Cities

Sharon Nyakuengama is General Manager, Vehicle Safety Standards Branch (VSS), in the Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities. She commenced in the role in 2016 after a career of over 20 years in legislative design, regulatory policy and operational roles in the former Australian Customs and Border Protection Service. As General Manager VSS, Sharon is responsible for the administration of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989, the Australian Government’s Vehicle Standards development and maintenance work program and the implementation of the proposed regulatory reforms detailed in the Road Vehicle Standards legislation currently before the Commonwealth parliament.