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Paul Lindwall


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 represented Australia at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) also covering the European Union and United Kingdom. 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. He holds a Private Pilot Licence.

At the Productivity Commission, Paul worked on:

Paul is currently the presiding commissioner for the Regulation of Airports inquiry and chairs the Productivity Commission’s Audit Committee.

Paul Lindwall

Paul Lindwall - Commissioner