Minister Counsellor for Industry, Science, and Education, Embassy of Australia
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 Masters 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.