Revolving Doors

Peter Costello

Peter Costello

Fossil Fuels | Liberal Party | Revolving Doors

Current Position

Member, Board of Guardians, Future Fund (Dec 2009-Present)

Chairman, Independent Advisory Board, World Bank (2009 – 2014)

Previous Positions

Federal Treasurer (Mar 1996-Dec 2007)

Federal MP for Higgins, Vic (Mar 1990-Oct 2009)

Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party (May 1994-Nov 2007)

Mining Connections

Chairman, Nine Entertainment Co. (2016- )

Independent Advisory Board, World Bank (2014-?)

Board of Guardians, Australian Government Future Fund (2009- )

Managing Partner, BKK Partners

Chair of Advisory Board, ECG Advisory Solutions [1]

1 — Lobbying firm whose clients include Exergen Coal, which specializes in so-called ‘clean coal’ technology. On Costello’s and Alexander Downer’s involvement in political lobbying, see: https://www.eurekastreet.com.au/article.aspx?aeid=35699#.WHmCpFN96c0

Simone Marsh was a senior environmental analyst with the Queensland Co-ordinator General. After filing her report on the environmental effects of the proposed LNG industry in June 2010, she walked out of her job and was not heard of again in the media until she testified as a whistleblower at the Queensland government parliamentary inquiry into Queensland government administration of Commonwealth government affairs in November 2014.

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