Phone: +61 2 9465 9072
Location: ACU North Sydney Campus (MacKillop)
Michael Casey was appointed the inaugural Director of the PM Glynn Institute in April 2016. His role involves developing the scope of the institute's public policy work and coordinating its research programs and projects, as well as providing strategic leadership and operational management for the institute. In addition to supporting ACU's public policy research, he provides advice to the University and its stakeholders on public policy matters.
Before joining ACU in 2015 as Senior Advisor Church Policy Michael worked for many years for the Catholic Church and served on the governing bodies of a number of Catholic higher education providers in Melbourne and Sydney.
Michael holds a PhD in sociology from La Trobe University, Melbourne, and degrees in law and arts from Monash University, Melbourne. He has been a Visiting Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, Washington DC (Nov 2006–Jan 2007), and completed the Oxford Advanced Leadership and Management Program at Säid Business School at the University of Oxford in 2014. His published writings are focused on democracy, culture and religion.