Scott Morrison is an Australian politician. He has been a Liberal Party member of the Australian House of Representatives representing the Division of Cook since the 2007 federal election. Prior to entering politics, Mr Morrison worked as a CEO and senior executive in various industry bodies and government agencies including as managing director of Tourism Australia, state director of the Liberal Party in NSW, and National Policy and Research Manager for the Property Council of Australia. Mr Morrison holds an Honours degree in Applied Economic Geography from the University of NSW. On 24 August 2018, Mr Morrison was elected the 30th prime minister of Australia.