Welcome cocktail reception, Tuesday 18 September 6:00–8:00pm, open to all delegates! Venue: Penny Royal
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David Turvey

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
General Manager
David Turvey is the General Manager of the Insights and Evaluation Branch within the Economic and Analytical Services Division of the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. David oversees the Divisions research and analytical work on the drivers of firm performance and the overall functioning of the Australian innovation system, as well as the Department’s programme evaluation activities. The branch has a key role in adding to the evidence base on the factors that drive productive and globally competitive firms and industries and ensuring that this evidence is fed into policy advice and evaluation of programmes in the Industry, Innovation and Science portfolio. Prior to his current role, David held senior positions in the Australian Government Department of Education and Training, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Australian Treasury, the Department of Finance and at the Economics Department of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. David holds a Master of Economics from the Australian National University.