Paul Hamer MLA our speaker next Monday has  lived most of his life in the eastern suburbs and grew up in the local area. He is  married, has two young children, and is actively involved in several community organisations.
He has a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Melbourne and a Masters of Engineering Science from Monash University, with extensive experience in the transport field in both the public and private sector. 
He was elected to the Victorian Parliament in 2018.