Steven Ciobo was sworn in as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer on 18 September 2013.
Mr Ciobo was first elected as the Member for Moncrieff in the Australian Parliament in 2001.
He has been a member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics in the 41st, 42nd and 43rd Parliaments, including, most recently, serving as Deputy Chair.
Mr Ciobo was actively involved in the Committee’s biannual review of the Reserve Bank of Australia, the key interaction between the Parliament and the central bank.
Adopting a recommendation of the Committee’s 2007 Inquiry into the current and future directions of Australia’s services export sector, Mr Ciobo joined the Nelson Opposition frontbench as the Shadow Minister for the Service Economy. He subsequently served on the frontbench of the Turnbull and Abbott Oppositions, including in the small business and tourism portfolios.
Before entering Parliament, Mr Ciobo built a professional career as an executive in the economic reform unit at international firms Coopers & Lybrand and, later, PricewaterhouseCoopers.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from Bond University, as well as a Master of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology.
Mr Ciobo is married with two children.