Dr Martin Parkinson
Martin Parkinson is Chancellor of Macquarie University, a director of Worley, Male Champions of Change and O’Connell St Associates, and a member of the advisory boards of the Asia Society Australia and Thrive Refugee Enterprises. He has almost four decades experience operating at the highest levels of government in Australia and internationally, working across economic, social, foreign, defence and national security policy.
Martin has been: Secretary of three Australian Government Departments - Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Treasury, and Climate Change; a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia; Chair of the Australian Office of Financial Management; Australia’s G20 Finance Deputy; and has worked at the International Monetary Fund.
Martin holds a B.Ec with First Class Honours (Adelaide), a M.Ec (ANU), and a M.A and Ph.D (Princeton). He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia and of the Institute of Public Administration Australia.