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Krystian Seibert

Policy and Regulatory Specialist

Krystian Seibert is an internationally recognised expert on philanthropy and the not-for-profit sector, whose work spans the boundaries of policy development, education and research.

He holds a joint appointment as an Industry Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology and a Policy and Regulatory Specialist at Philanthropy Australia, as part of a key strategic partnership between the two organisations.

Krystian was previously an adviser to a former Assistant Treasurer in the Australian Government. In this role he was responsible for 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).

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 Boards of Alliance Magazine and the Third Sector Review.

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. He is currently undertaking a PhD at Swinburne University of Technology focusing on the regulation of structured philanthropy.

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