Mr Mark Cully
16 August 2010 13:35:56
After graduating with an Honours degree in Economics from Adelaide University, Mark spent twelve years living and working away from Adelaide. He has been a public servant in Canberra, a Commonwealth Scholar at the University of Warwick and a civil servant in Whitehall. While head of research on industrial relations for the UK Government in the late 1990s, he ran what was the world's largest survey of working life, which was the basis for his second book, ‘Britain at Work’.
Mark returned to Adelaide in 1999 to join the National Institute of Labour Studies at Flinders University, and was then General Manager at the National Centre for Vocational Education Research for six years, running its statistical then research operations. He was a speaker at the inaugural Adelaide Festival of Ideas in 1999 and chaired the advisory committee which prepares the Festival program from 2003 to 2007. He joined the Department in January 2009 as its inaugural Chief Economist.