In 2012 - 2013, three people acted consecutively in the position of Torres Strait Regional Authority Chief Executive Officer.
The appointments were delegated by the Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs in accordance with section 144L(a) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 (Cth) and made by the Secretary, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs to. The appointees were:
- Damian Miley, from 17 December 2012 to 6 January 2013
- John Ramsay, from 7 January 2013 to 11 January 2013
- Christopher de Mamiel, from 16 May 2013 to 26 May 2013.