Matthew Linden

Deputy Chief Executive

Based in Canberra, Matt Linden leads Industry Super Australia’s strategic engagement with the Federal Government, parliamentarians, central agencies, and parliamentary press gallery.  

He is responsible for developing and maintaining key relationships with Senior Ministers, backbenchers, opposition and minor parties, as well as interactions with parliamentary committees and Treasury.

Matt progresses key policy issues from inception to legislative execution across all facets of retirement income policy including governance, taxation, advice, and investment.

Prior to joining ISA in late 2009, Matt was principal adviser to the Henry Tax Review focussing on retirement income policy and the personal tax and transfer payment system. He brings nearly two decades of experience working in government as a treasury official and senior policy adviser in treasury and social security portfolios. 

Matt's tertiary studies include degrees in public policy (economics), and science (epidemiology) and has also graduated as an infantry officer (A-Res) from the Royal Military College Duntroon. 

mlinden@industrysuper.com