NSW Surveyor General, NSW Spatial Services, Department of Finance, Services & Innovation
Narelle Underwood is a graduate of the University of New South Wales, where she was recognised for her brilliance by winning the University Medal. Narelle has since been employed by Roads and Maritime Services where she completed a graduate program and became a registered surveyor before quickly excelling into senior roles such as Southern Region Survey Manager and Acting Principal Surveyor. In October 2016 Narelle Underwood was appointed as Surveyor General of New South Wales, a major role within the state government responsible for leadership in surveying, mapping and geographic information. The appointment makes Underwood both the first woman to hold the role across all Australian states, and the youngest in the state in 200 years.