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Matthew Butlin


Dr Matthew Butlin

Matthew Butlin has been the Victorian Red Tape Commissioner since September 2015 and was recently reappointed until June 2018.  He works with businesses throughout the State of Victoria to identify and reduce red tape and regulatory inefficiency. His career covers both public and private sectors, including Chair of the Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission, Commissioner of the Productivity Commission and senior executive roles in mining, management consulting and in several Commonwealth Departments.  He is currently a Professorial Fellow at Monash University’s Monash Business School and the Chair of the Advisory Board of the Melbourne Institute for Applied Economic and Social Research.  His has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Australian Department of Defence and a councillor of Leadership Victoria.  He is a graduate of the Australian National University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Subject Area Expertise

Public policy, productivity, regulatory reform, governance, organisational design and economic history.




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