Victor was born and raised in the Ryde area. He went to school at Marist Brothers Eastwood before studying law. He was a partner in a commercial law firm, where he represented clients in a number of landmark cases.
Victor was elected as Member for Ryde at a by-election in October 2008. He was re-elected at the 2011 state election.
In April 2011 he was sworn in as Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Minister for Citizenship and Communities. His portfolio responsibilities included multicultural affairs, veterans’ affairs, volunteering and youth.
Following the Liberals & Nationals Government’s re-election in March 2015, Victor was sworn in as the state’s first Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation.
His portfolio responsibilities includes Fair Trading, where he is leading reforms on range of consumer affairs matters including strata title, home building compensation, real estate industry standards, free-range egg labelling, brothel regulation, biofuels, illegal overcrowding and the creation of a public register of consumer complaints.
Victor is responsible for implementing the NSW Government’s ICT Strategy and innovation agenda, which includes the establishment of a whole-of-government Data Analytics Centre and response to the collaborative economy.
Victor is also currently leading the Social Innovation Council, a partnership between NSW Government agencies and NGO leaders, established to drive sectoral reform in human service delivery.
Prior to his parliamentary career, Victor cherished the opportunity to travel to many places around the world and looks back fondly on his experiences in India, Central and South America, Europe, the US and Asia.
He is also a passionate supporter of West Tigers rugby league team.