Proximity appoints Victorian government leader Andrew Crisp

26 March 2024 2 min. read
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Government consultancy firm Proximity has appointed Andrew Crisp as an expert advisor.

In his role at Proximity, Andrew Crisp will lead major business transformation initiatives and taskforces at clients, undertake governance, organisational and operational reviews, and provide strategic counsel.

Crisp boasts a long career in government service, leading departments and agencies. Most recently, he was Victoria’s Emergency Management Commissioner and before that, Deputy Commissioner, Regional Operations at Victoria Police.

Proximity appoints Victorian government leader Andrew Crisp

Andrew Crisp is an Expert Advisor at Proximity

As Victoria’s Emergency Management Commissioner, Crisp led significant reform in the state including the restructure of Emergency Management Victoria, establishment of Emergency Recovery Victoria and implementation of the 24/7 specialist workforce at the State Control Centre.

At Victoria Police, Crisp led a team that reduced state wide crime rates and also developed lasting relationships with many of the States multicultural communities.

Elizabeth Langdon, Proximity’s Victorian Public Sector Lead, said Crisp was appointed due to his proven ability to lead and influence at a state, national and international level as well as his pragmatic approach to problem solving.

“During his career he has played a prominent role in supporting the Victorian Government and community by continually adapting and increasing capability – and this is what Proximity strives to deliver for its clients,” she said. “With an impressive career, a long list of awards and exceptional leadership qualities, we’re thrilled to welcome Andrew into our Victorian team.”

Headquartered in Canberra, Proximity is a provider of consulting, legal and commercial services to government and large organisations. The award-winning firm has over 120 staff working from offices in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide.

“Proximity is known in the industry for solving challenges with integrity and enabling clients to go further. The organisation’s values really resonated with me and I’m looking forward to sharing my experience and knowledge with the team and Proximity’s clients to achieve exceptional results for government and the community,” said Crisp.