e61 Institute announces new CEO Michael Brennan

e61 Institute today announced the appointment of Michael Brennan as CEO.

This is the first CEO appointment of the e61 Institute which was born from a motivation to bring together problem-solvers from academia, industry and government to push the knowledge frontier so that we can tackle the big problems facing our society.

Prior to joining e61 as CEO, Mr 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 also holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the ANU.

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