Timothy Marney

Chief Economist at CMEWA, and BCEC Advisory Board Chair

Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honours), Murdoch University
Fellow Certified Practising Accountant, Australia

Telephone+61 8 9266 1744


Tim is Chief Economist at the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia – a peak resources sector representative body in WA.

Tim has over 30 years’ experience in economics, finance, public policy and administration, health and human services. He served as the Western Australian Under Treasurer for almost a decade. This was followed by over five years in the role of Mental Health Commissioner of WA. Tim has worked directly to four Premiers, five Treasurers and six Ministers.

Tim also served on the Beyond Blue board of Directors from 2008 to 2019, was Deputy Chair from 2011 to 2019. He also served on the board of the Western Australian Treasury Corporation, as Chair and Deputy Chair, for over ten years. He is currently a board member of Reconciliation WA and has been Chair of the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Advisory Board since 2014 and is an Adjunct Associate Professor of the Faculty of Business and Law, Curtin University. He is also currently Chair of the board of Richmond Wellbeing, WA’s largest community mental health support service provider.

Tim commenced with the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia in July 2023. He also commenced as Chair of the board of Short Back & Sidewalks in July 2023.