Tim Bradley

Ministry Counsellor of Industry, Science & Education, Australian Embassy (USA)

Mr. Tim Bradley is the Minister Counsellor (Industry, Science and Education) at the Australian Embassy in Washington DC. Tim represents the Departments of Industry, Innovation & Science and Education & Training and helps to strengthen Australia’s engagement across North America. Prior to this role, Tim was a General Manager with the department’s Office of the Chief Economist. His branch supported the department navigate a range of issues relating to structural change, competitiveness, innovation and the resources sector. In 2017 Tim was seconded to Innovation Science Australia. There he led a taskforce to develop a strategic plan that would see Australia become a highly innovative nation by 2030. In 2018 Tim was seconded to Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Canada, where he undertook a comparative study of the Australian and Canadian innovation systems. Tim began his career as a graduate economist with the Productivity Commission. He has lectured in economics at the Australian National University and worked in the private sector as a consultant. Tim has Master’s degrees in Commercial Law (Melbourne) and Political Economy (Sydney) as well as a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) (ANU). Tim has also completed the Senior Managers in Government Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

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