About the Commissioner
About the Small Business Commissioner
Mike Sinkunas was appointed as the State’s first Small Business Commissioner on 29 March 2012. He has had substantial leadership and executive experience over 25 years.
His career spans a successful education career having been in a variety of leadership roles including Head of sub-school, Co-ordinator, Assistant Principal and Deputy Principal at metropolitan and country secondary school locations, being co-proprietor of a small computing business in a regional area and since moving to the SA Public Service he has held a number of senior positions in a variety of departments, including Director, Small Business & Regional Development.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University, is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and also holds post graduate qualifications in Management, Education and Information Technology.
The primary focus of his various senior executive roles in recent years has been the development and implementation of significant reforms.