Hugo Harmstorf has been the Chief Executive Officer of IPART since November 2013. Previously he has held Senior Executive roles at the NSW Department of Education and Communities, the Treasuries of both NSW and the ACT, and the NSW Department of Finance and Services. In the course of his career he has seen the tools of Cost Benefit Analysis used and abused to judge and to justify a great many projects. He holds an MBA (Executive) from the Australian Graduate School of Management and a B.Ec. (Hons) from the University of Adelaide.