Martin Parkinson AC
Dr Martin Parkinson AC (past panellist)
Dr Martin Parkinson was Secretary to the Treasury from March 2011 to December 2014, having been Secretary of the Department of Climate Change from December 2007.
Martin is now a professional Director, serving on the boards of Orica (from 1 October 2015), O’Connell Street Associates, and the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
He is a member of: the Policy Committee of the Grattan Institute; the Male Champions of Change; and the AFP Future Directions Advisory Board.
He received the Public Service Medal for his contribution to the development of economic policy, is a life member of the Australian Business Economists, National Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration of Australia, Fellow of the Australian National Institute of Public Policy, recipient of the ANZSOG Institute of Governance Public Sector Award for Excellence, and was the ANU’s inaugural Alumnus of the Year in 2013.
Martin holds a Ph.D and a M.A. from Princeton University, a M.Ec from the Australian National University and a B.Ec (Hons 1) from the University of Adelaide. In May 2015, Martin was awarded the degree of Doctor of the University (honoris causa) by the University of Adelaide.
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