Luise McCulloch is a Deputy Secretary with the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources where her responsibilities include strategic policy for the portfolio, business analysis and insights and corporate and digital functions.
From 2015 to 2020, Luise was the Deputy Australian Statistician of Statistical Services in the ABS with responsibility for producing the ABS’ demographic, economic, environment and social statistics.
Before joining the ABS, Luise worked in the central policy agencies of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Treasury. Roles in these agencies included Division Head of Corporate and International Tax, Budget Policy, Industry and Environment. Luise led the production of the 2010 Intergenerational Report.
Luise has a bachelor of Arts (Honours, Economics from the University of New England)