Mathias Cormann

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Mathias Cormann
Mathias Cormann APEC 2018.jpg
Cormann in 2018
6th Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Assumed office
1 June 2021
Preceded byJosé Ángel Gurría
Minister for Finance
In office
18 September 2013 – 30 October 2020
Prime MinisterTony Abbott
Malcolm Turnbull
Scott Morrison
Preceded byPenny Wong
Succeeded bySimon Birmingham
Leader of the Government in the Senate
In office
20 December 2017 – 30 October 2020
Prime MinisterMalcolm Turnbull
Scott Morrison
Preceded byGeorge Brandis
Succeeded bySimon Birmingham
Vice-President of the Executive Council
In office
20 December 2017 – 30 October 2020
Prime MinisterMalcolm Turnbull
Scott Morrison
Preceded byGeorge Brandis
Succeeded bySimon Birmingham
Special Minister of State
In office
29 May 2019 – 30 October 2020
Prime MinisterScott Morrison
Preceded byAlex Hawke
Succeeded bySimon Birmingham
In office
13 November 2017 – 23 August 2018
Prime MinisterMalcolm Turnbull
Preceded byScott Ryan
Succeeded byAlex Hawke
In office
29 December 2015 – 19 July 2016
Prime MinisterMalcolm Turnbull
Preceded byMal Brough
Succeeded byScott Ryan
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate
In office
20 September 2015 – 20 December 2017
Prime MinisterMalcolm Turnbull
Preceded byGeorge Brandis
Succeeded byMitch Fifield
Senator for Western Australia
In office
19 June 2007 – 6 November 2020
Preceded byIan Campbell
Succeeded byBen Small
Personal details
Born
Mathias Hubert Paul Cormann

(1970-09-20) 20 September 1970 (age 51)
Eupen, Liège, Belgium
CitizenshipAustralian (2000–present)
Belgian (1970–2000)
Political partyLiberal Party of Australia
Other political
affiliations
Christian Social Party (Belgium)
Alma materUniversité de Namur
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
ProfessionLawyer
Websitewww.mathiascormann.com.au

Mathias Hubert Paul Cormann[1] (/məˈtəs ˈkɔːrmən/; German: [maˈtiːas ˈkɔʁman]; born 20 September 1970) is a Belgian-born Australian politician. He is the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since 2021.[2] He was the Australian Minister for Finance from 2013 to 2020 and Western Australian senator for the Liberal Party from 2007 to 2020.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann". Senators and Members of the Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 2021-12-13.
  2. "The 37 Member Countries of OECD appoint Mr. Mathias Cormann of Australia to be next Secretary General starting 1 June 2021". oecd.org. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. 2021-03-15. Retrieved 2021-06-01. The Council of the OECD composed of Ambassadors representing the 37 Member Countries, took the formal decision to appoint Mr. Mathias Cormann of Australia to become the sixth Secretary-General of the Organisation, for a 5-year term beginning on 1 June 2021.