Gene Tunny is Director of Adept Economics and a 1997 CIS Liberty and Society alumnus. He is a former Australian Treasury official who has managed teams in Treasury’s Industry and Budget Policy divisions. In recent years, in addition to a wide range of domestic and international consulting projects, Gene has led several courses for foreign officials as part of University of Queensland International Development teams. Gene is a regular economics commentator in Australian and international media. In late 2018, his book Beautiful One Day, Broke the Next: Queensland’s Public Finances Since Sir Joh and Sir Leo was published by Connor Court. He has a first class honours degree in economics from the University of Queensland.