||.||Dr Martin Parkinson|
Secretary, Department of Climate Change
Dr Martin Parkinson was appointed as Secretary of The Department of Climate Change, which was established on 3 December 2007 as part of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio. The Department’s role is to coordinate climate policy and to deliver programmes under the Australian Government’s climate change strategy.
His appointment as Secretary follows six years as Deputy Secretary in Treasury with responsibility for domestic and international macroeconomic issues and as Deputy Secretary of the Climate Change Group in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet with responsibility for leading and coordinating implementation of the emissions trading scheme and coordinating climate change policy.