Greg Combet is well known for his public roles as the leader of the Australian Council of Trade Unions and as a Labor government minister. Less well known
is that his public life has been underpinned by knowledge and experience accumulated growing up in a winery, as a mining engineer, economics graduate and bank director. He was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in 2006. Following two terms in Parliament Greg is now pursuing a career in the superannuation industry and the private sector.