Mr Tim Bullard
Non-Executive Director

Mr Tim Bullard was appointed to the AITSL Board on 1 October 2020.

Tim graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1994 with an Arts/Law (Hons) degree. He commenced his career as a lawyer in the Office of the Solicitor-General, before moving to the United Kingdom in 2000, where he worked in the area of Corporate Finance for international law firm Clifford Chance, before moving into a policy role.

Between 2004 and 2016, Tim worked for the Department of Premier and Cabinet in policy roles, his final role with the Department being as Deputy Secretary (Policy). During this time, he led work on a broad range of policy issues.

Tim also led education policy work for the Department, working with the Department of Education and the Australian Government on the National Education Agreement and various national partnerships, assisting in the development of the Child and Family Centres, and leading the Tasmanian team negotiating the Better Schools (Gonski 1) funding.

From mid-2016, Tim joined the Department of Education as Deputy Secretary Strategy and Performance. In December 2017, he was appointed to Acting Secretary of the Department, and has since been appointed as Secretary, leading the Department’s commitment to inspire and support all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers.