New Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Australian Mint


The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) today announced the appointment of Mr Leigh Gordon AO, CSM as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Speaking on his new position at the Mint, Mr Gordon noted his enthusiasm for this new role.

“I am excited to be joining a well-recognised National Cultural attraction and innovative manufacturing enterprise."

“It is a privilege to have the opportunity to lead a high performing business that operates as a multi-faceted organisation, commercial business and tourism destination."

“With a significant international reputation, I also look forward to continuing to develop the Mint as a world class leader in the minting industry.”

Until recently, Mr Gordon was a member of the Defence Senior Leadership Group and worked in the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group at the Department of Defence.

As a senior member of the Royal Australian Air Force, Mr Gordon managed complex projects including serving as the head of the Joint Strike Force Division and the Aerospace Systems Division.

Mr Gordon commenced at the Mint on Monday 1 February 2021.