Greg Combet is well known for his public roles as the leader of the Australian Council of Trade Unions and as a Labor Government Minister. He served as Minister for Industry and Innovation, Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and Minister for Defence Personnel, Science and Materiel amongst other roles between 2007 and 2013.

Following two terms in Parliament Mr Combet is now pursuing a career in the superannuation industry and the private sector. He is Deputy Chair of IFM Investors; a Director of ME bank; Deputy Chair of Industry Super Australia; and Chair, Independent Expert Panel on Interim Emissions Reduction Targets for the Victorian Government. He also does a variety of private consulting work.

Mr Combet is a proven leader, strategist, complex problem solver and crisis manager with extensive, hands-on knowledge of Australian industry. He is the co-author of The Fights of My Life and was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in 2006.