Mr Mike Gallagher

Mr Mike Gallagher
Executive Director
Group of Eight

About Mr Mike Gallagher

Mr Mike Gallagher

Prior to his appointment in May 2007 as Executive Director of the Go8 Michael Gallagher was Director of Policy and Planning at The Australian National University.

He was responsible for Commonwealth administration of higher education from 1990-994 and again from 2000-2002. Between 1994 and 1996 he was head of Department of Employment Education and Training Corporate Services. From 2002 to 2003 he was head of Australian Education International within the Department of Education, Science and Training.

He has a long history in the education industry including as a teacher and lecturer at secondary and tertiary level and as a member of the Wran Committee on Higher Education Financing in 1987. Michael has worked overseas for the World Bank and also continues to undertake work for the OECD on higher education issues.