May 2015

Malcolm Roberts has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association.

Dr Roberts was previously Chairman of the Queensland Competition Authority. He has considerable experience in industry associations, having held leadership roles with the Energy Networks Association, The National Generators’ Forum, the Australian National Retailers Association and the Housing Industry Association.

Dr Roberts has also worked in government as a policy adviser to ministers and in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. He was an adviser and then chief of staff to Ian Macfarlane in 2001-04 and 2006-07.

APPEA announcement