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Paul Lindwall

Commissioner

Paul Lindwall is a full-time Commissioner, appointed for a five-year term commencing on 1 January 2015. Paul was an Associate Commissioner for the Public Infrastructure Inquiry.

Paul has served as a senior official with the Australian Treasury, the Department of Finance and the Productivity Commission with a focus on macroeconomic policy, financial markets, industry policy, national security and social policy. He has also worked as a senior economic adviser to then-Treasurer Peter Costello and then-Leader of the Opposition Malcolm Turnbull.

He has represented Australia at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and as a diplomatic representative to the European Union, Belgium and Luxembourg. Paul also later worked as a consultant to the Office of the Secretary-General and the Public Governance Directorate of the OECD.

Paul has degrees in economics from the Australian National University (ANU) as well as a diploma in Ancient History and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Paul is a member of the board of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra.

At the Productivity Commission, Paul worked on:

Paul is currently the presiding commissioner for the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation inquiry and the Transitioning Regional Economies commissioned study.

Paul Lindwall

Paul Lindwall - Commissioner