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Melinda Cilento


Melinda Cilento was appointed a part time Commissioner with the Productivity Commission in November 2014.

Melinda is currently a non-executive director with Woodside Petroleum and Australian Unity and co-chair of Reconciliation Australia.

Prior to taking up her non-executive roles, Melinda was deputy CEO and chief economist of the Business Council of Australia. She has also held senior positions with Invesco Australia, the Federal Treasury, and the International Monetary Fund.

Melinda has a masters degree in economics from the Australian National University, degrees in economics and psychology from Flinders University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Melinda has previously worked as a Commissioner on:

She is currently the Commissioner on the Collection Models for GST on Low Value Imported Goods inquiry.

Melinda Cilento

Melinda Cilento Commissioner