Image:Ms Mary Ann O’Loughlin AM

Ms Mary Ann O’Loughlin is Executive Councillor and Head of the Secretariat of the COAG Reform Council.

In 2008–09, Ms O’Loughlin was a member of the Prime Minister's National Health and Hospital Reform Commission, and between 2000 and 2008 she was a Director of the Allen Consulting Group, a leading economics and public policy consulting firm.

Before joining Allen Consulting, she was Senior Adviser (Social Policy) to the then Prime Minister, the Hon Paul Keating MP, and held a number of senior positions in the Commonwealth Public Service, including Deputy Secretary of the Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, and First Assistant Secretary, Social Policy, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Ms O’Loughlin is a National Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia.

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