Senior Policy Officer, Energy and Water Consumers' Advocacy Program
Michael Lynch completed a PhD on Australian foreign investment policy in 2017 and lectured in International Political Economy and International Relations for eight years. He has contributed to research projects on social licence dynamics, the use of development banking for clean energy transitions, the rollout of hydrogen and electric vehicles infrastructure in different economies, and environmental chapters of international trade agreements, among others. He is an Associate Editor and the Director of Publicity at the Economic and Labour Relations Review.
In 2022 Michael moved to the NSW Treasury and worked on energy transmission infrastructure and related regulatory reforms in the National Energy Market. He joined PIAC in March 2023.