The Mandarin’s brain trust of policy leaders and experts has been gaining attention.
With nine members from a range of backgrounds, the Select Committee provides comment and insight into key public sector and policy issues.
Its membership includes:
- Lucy Turnbull. An urbanist, businesswoman, and philanthropist, she was the first female Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney.
- Former Western Australian premier Geoff Gallop. He is currently professor and director of the Graduate School of Government at the University of Sydney.
- Former secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Terry Moran. Moran currently holds a number of roles, including chancellor of Federation University and chair of the Centre for Policy Development.
- Helen Silver. a former secretary of the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet, Silver is currently Allianz Australia’s chief general manager, corporate governance and conduct.
- Former Victorian public servant Richard Bolt. He is currently a principal at Nous Group, and an adjunct professor of energy transformation at Swinburne University.
- CEO of Lateral Economics and the chair of the Open Knowledge Foundation (Australia), Nicholas Gruen.
- Professor Helen Sullivan, director of the Australian National University’s Crawford School of Public Policy.
- CEO and dean of the Australian and New Zealand School of Government, Ken Smith.
- Former deputy secretary of the Department of Finance, Stephen Bartos. He is currently a consultant.
Last week the group answered its first question: As the workplace begins a transition towards business as usual, what should public sector leaders ensure is done differently into the future?