Mr Marty Robinson
Marty Robinson is a Principal Adviser in Social Policy Division within the Australian Treasury whose key areas of responsibility include housing policy and social impact investing. Marty is the Commonwealth representative on the Board of the Australian Housing and Urban Research institute. He heads the Affordable Housing Bond Aggregator Taskforce which is designing an implementation plan for an entity that will finance the borrowing needs of affordable housing providers through private sector and institutional investment. Marty also chairs the Affordable Housing Working Group which recommended the establishment of the Taskforce in its 2016 report to the Council on Federal Financial Relations (Commonwealth, State and Territory Treasurers) and is also considering measures that could complement the bond aggregator. The Taskforce and the Working Group will report to Heads of Treasuries by mid-2017.
Marty’s experience since joining the Treasury in 2005 includes providing policy advice in the area of financial systems and directing the development of costing and analysis of policy spanning personal, business and indirect tax, as well as transfer payments. Marty was also the Executive Officer to former Treasury Secretary, Dr Martin Parkinson.