Damien Tudehope Member of the Legislative Council Minister for Finance and Small Business Leader of the House in the Legislative Council Damien and his wife Diane have lived in the North West for 25 years, working and raising their nine children in the Epping community. Having operated childcare centres for a number of years, Damien understands the everyday concerns and problems that small business owners face. Recently, Damien worked as the Chief of Staff to the former Attorney-General Greg Smith in the Liberal Government and as a partner at O’Hara and Company Solicitors. Damien has strong roots with the local Chinese, Korean, and Indian communities which make up Epping’s multicultural community. Damien was educated at the University of Sydney where he received a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws (BA/LLB). He is a keen supporter of the Sydney Swans, he is a cricket enthusiast and is an inaugural member and participant in the MTN Tennis Competition.