Concord public servant John Pierce awarded AO

JOHN PIERCE of Concord for distinguished service to public administration through senior roles in developing regulatory and policy initiatives and micro-economic and energy market reforms, and to the community.

Service includes: Energy sector: Chairman, Australian Energy Market Commission, since 2010; Secretary, Commonwealth Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, 2009-

Former Chief Economist, Pacific Power NSW, 1988-1993.

Former Economist, Electricity Commission of NSW (Elcom).

Chair, Electricity Supply Industry Expert Panel, Review of Tasmania’s electricity industry 2010-2012.

Finance: Secretary, NSW Treasury, 1997-2008 and Chief Economist, 1993-1996; Former Chairman, NSW Treasury Corporation.

Community: Chairman, St Patrick’s College Strathfield, since 2010;

Chair, Finance Committee, 2007-2009; Finance Committee Member, 2005-2010;

Advisory Council Member, Australian School of Business, University of NSW, since 2006; Advisory Board Member, Department of Economics, Macquarie
University, since 2013.

President, NSW Branch, Economic Society of Australia, 1996-1999.