Michael Brennan – Chair
Michael Brennan commenced a 5 year term as Chair of the Productivity Commission in September 2018.
Previously Michael was Deputy Secretary, Fiscal Group, in the Federal Treasury with responsibility for budget policy, retirement incomes, Commonwealth-State relations, social policy and infrastructure financing.
Before that he was Deputy Secretary, Economic in the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance. Michael has worked as an Associate Director in the economics and policy practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and as a senior adviser to Treasurers and Ministers for Finance at the State and Federal level.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the ANU.
Michael is currently working on the Closing the Gap Review study.
In addition to his role of Chair, Michael also worked on: