Mike Scrafton is a former public servant, ministerial adviser, and consultant. Mike was a Chief of Staff and Senior Adviser to government ministers, and worked in government departments including Defence, Environment and Immigration. Mike holds degrees in history, economics and philosophy. He studied at the University of Melbourne, the University of New South Wales, the University of Queensland, Oxford University and Harvard University. Mike is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and is a Victorian Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia.
Mike founded the company, Scrafton Proprietary Limited (Pty Ltd), in 2008. The company provided consulting services in the fields of public policy and public administration. Scrafton Pty Ltd ceased trading on 30 June 2014.
Mike continues to provide public policy analysis and commentary on a non-commercial basis. A number of Mike’s recent articles can be found on The Strategist website (Australian Strategic Policy Institute) at this link.