Martin Parkinson

Dr Martin Parkinson served as Secretary to the Treasury between 2011 and 2014 and as the inaugural Secretary of the Department of Climate Change from its establishment in December 2007. In the early 1990s, he worked at the International Monetary Fund on the reform of international financial architecture, as a Senior Adviser to Treasurer Dawkins; and on a range of issues within the Treasury including taxation policy, labour market and structural reform, macroeconomic policy and forecasting. Dr Parkinson holds a PhD from Princeton University, a MEc from the Australian National University and a BEc (Hons) from the University of Adelaide.