The Hon John Brumby was the former Premier of Victoria (2007 – 2010) and has immense experience in public life serving for more than 10 years as Treasurer and then Premier of Victoria, 6 years as Leader of the Victorian Opposition and 7 years as Federal MHR for Bendigo during the period of the Hawke Government.
Since retiring from politics, Mr Brumby has accepted a number of appointments in both the business and not-for-profit sectors, including:
• Chairman of the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) Superannuation Fund • Chairman of Citywide Service Solutions Pty Ltd • Independent Director of Huawei Technologies (Australia) Pty Limited • Chairman of BioCurate Pty Ltd • Chairperson of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust • Chairman of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute • Chairman of the Fred Hollows Foundation • National President and Chairman of the Australia China Business Council.
Mr Brumby is an Enterprise Professor at the University of Melbourne. He is Chair of the Melbourne School of Government Advisory Board and a Member of the Business and Economics (B&E) Board of the Faculty of Business and Economics.
Mr Brumby is widely published on a range of issues including Federation, tax reform and China. Mr Brumby was Chair of the COAG Reform Council from January 2013 to June 2014 and over recent years has led a number of national policy reviews, including the 2012 GST Distribution Review and the 2013 report into the establishment of an Anti-Dumping Authority. In early 2015 Mr Brumby chaired a major Review into Regional Economic Development and Services for Victoria.
In October 2015 Mr Brumby released his book titled The Long Haul – Lessons from Public Life.