Krystian Seibert was appointed as an Associate Commissioner with the Productivity Commission in February 2023 to work on the Philanthropy inquiry.
Krystian has worked across government, academia and the not-for-profit sector. He has particular expertise in relation to the policy and regulatory frameworks that apply to the not-for-profit sector, with extensive experience shaping reforms in these areas.
Most recently, Krystian held a joint appointment as an Industry Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology and a Policy and Regulatory Specialist at Philanthropy Australia.
Krystian was an adviser to a former Assistant Treasurer in the Australian Government. In this role he managed the delivery of major reforms focused on the not-for-profit sector, including the establishment of Australia’s charities regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).
Krystian is Chair of Mental Health First Aid Australia, and he serves on various Australian and international advisory boards.
Krystian has completed a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science focused on regulatory policy, and a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from Deakin University.
In addition to this role as an Associate Commissioner, he retains a part-time role with Philanthropy Australia.