Martin Stewart-Weeks

Managing Director, Public Purpose Pty Ltd

Martin is an independent advisor and consultant as principal of Public Purpose Pty Ltd. He is also a senior advisor to Deloitte’s public sector practice in policy development and innovation within government.

A strategic thinker, organisational consultant, facilitator and writer, Martin works at the intersection of policy, government, technology and innovation.

From 2001 to 2013, he worked on policy and reform projects throughout South East Asia, China, Australia, NZ & India for Cisco. Prior to this, he held various policy and management roles in government and the federal public sector and ran a successful policy, research and organisational consulting practice.

Martin writes and speaks extensively on government, service design, digital innovation and policy reform. He was a member of the Ministerial Task Force on Government 2.0 (2009) and a member of the advisory committee on Government 2.0 in Victoria.

Martin is a director of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) which he helped establish.

Martin holds an Honours degree in English from the University of York (UK) and a Masters in Social Science and Policy from UNSW as well as graduate qualifications in applied economics from the University of Canberra.