OECD PISA Governing Board
Dr Michele Bruniges AM is Chair of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Governing Board. Dr Bruniges is currently Secretary of the Department of Education in Australia. Her qualifications include a PhD in Educational Measurement, a Masters in Education, and a Diploma in Teaching. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Churchill Fellow, a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators and a Fellow of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders. In 2012, Dr Bruniges became a member of the Order of Australia for service to public administration and was a joint recipient of the Inaugural 100 Women of Influence Award for her work in public policy. In 2019, the Australia College of Educators awarded Dr Bruniges its highest award, the College Medal, for her outstanding and sustained contributions to the fields of education and across a range of sectors.