Madeline Richardson

Madeline Richardson (she/her)

Non-Executive Director; Chair of the People, Remuneration & Nominations Committee 

LLB (The University of Adelaide) & MPA (Flinders University) 


Madeline is an experiencedsenior executive in the South Australian public service. She has held a wide range of positions across the public sector spanning health, industrial relations, economic development and community engagement.  


Currently, Madeline is thehead of Skills SA and deputy chief executive within the Department for Education. In this role she is focused on supporting South Australians to thrive through skills and training and supporting economic growth. This includes responding to current and future skills needs, putting people at the centre of the training eco-system and focussing on high quality and accessible training opportunities. In partnership with business, peak bodies and communities, Madeline is working to ensure outcomes delivered across the skills portfolio have positive and lasting economic and social impacts. 


When not at work, Madeline loves to bike ride in the Adelaide Hills, walk her two dogs and spend time with family and friends over the amazing food that South Australia has to offer.  


Madeline and her partner, Mardi, are Foundation Associates in The Pinnacle Foundation membership program.