Tim Marney joined Nous Group as a principal in July 2019. In June 2020, he was appointed by the Morrison government to help lead its efforts to regrow jobs lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Marney will be deputy chair of five industrial relations working group with an aim to tackling known problems within the IR system which inhibit job growth and creation. Mr Marney has over 2 decades of experience in senior executive roles. He spent five years as commissioner of the Mental Health Commission and prior to that, he was head of the Western Australian Treasury and oversaw the delivery of 10 surplus budgets and numerous public sector reform initiatives. Mr Marney also served as Under Treasurer, chair of the Western Australian Treasury Corporation, and executive director & policy advisor within the state Treasury, after starting his career in economic analysis and forecasting with the Reserve Bank of Australia. Mr Marney chairs the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre advisory board and is deputy chair of Beyond Blue, where he has been a board member for 11 years. He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Murdoch University and is a Fellow of Certified Practising Accountants Australia.