Trevor Cook was awarded a doctorate in 2012 with a thesis on the relationship between unions and the ALP. He has been a public relations consultant since 1996, before that he was a senior public servant in the Department of Industrial Relations in Canberra. During the Hawke Government, he was an adviser to John Dawkins and Simon Crean.
Doctoral candidate, University of Sydney
Director, Jackson Wells
Branch head, Best practice and workplace reform, Commonwealth Department of Industrial Relations
Ministerial staffer, Offices of John Dawkins and Simon Crean