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Martin Lee Parkinson PSM

Master of Economics ANU 1982

Career highlights

Secretary to the Treasury, 2011 - present

  • Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 2010 - 2011
  • Secretary, Department of Climate Change 2007-2010
  • Deputy Secretary, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet 2007
  • Deputy Secretary, Treasury 2001-2007
  • International Monetary Fund, 1997-2000
  • Senior Adviser, Hon John Dawkins, Treasurer 2001-2003
  • Treasury, various positions, since 1981

Career philosophy

To paraphrase Gandhi, "Be the change you wish to see"

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