Wayne Swan

  • Deputy Prime Minister of Australia (2010–2013)
  • Treasurer of Australia (2007-2013)

Wayne Swan served as Treasurer of Australia (Finance Minister) for nearly six years and Deputy Prime Minister for three years. He was one of the longest serving finance ministers in the G20 and was awarded Euromoney Finance Minister of the Year in 2011 for his “careful stewardship of Australia’s finances and economic performance during the Global Financial Crisis”. 

Mr. Swan is the author of two books, most recently The Good Fight: Six years, two prime ministers and staring down the Great Recession.


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The future of global growth and the shift in economic power from West to East in the Asian Century.


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