Krystian Seibert Policy and Practice Specialist

Krystian Seibert has extensive experience shaping policy and regulatory frameworks, with a particular focus on the not-for-profit sector and philanthropy. He serves as an Associate Commissioner at the Productivity Commission, where he is part of the team leading its wide-ranging inquiry focused on philanthropy. 

Krystian was previously an Industry Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology, and the Advocacy & Insight Manager at Philanthropy Australia. He continues to contribute to the work of Philanthropy Australia, through his role as our Policy and Practice Specialist.

As an adviser to a former Australian Assistant Treasurer in the Australian Government, Krystian managed the delivery of major not-for-profit sector reforms including the establishment of Australia’s first independent charities regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), and the passage of Australia’s first statutory definition of charity, the Charities Act 2013.

He is Chair of Mental Health First Aid Australia, and serves on a number of Australian and international advisory boards including the Australian Taxation Office’s Not-for-profit Stewardship Group, the Advisory Council of the International Centre for Nonprofit Law, and the Editorial Advisory Board of Alliance Magazine.

Krystian has completed a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science focusing on regulatory policy, and a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from Deakin University.