Dr Marty Bortz

  • Marty Bortz

Honorary Senior Fellow, Melbourne School of Government



Dr Marty Bortz is an Honorary Senior Fellow at the Melbourne School of Government. Marty’s current research is investigating management consultants, policy narratives, and transformative festival culture.

In addition to his academic research, Marty works as a policy practitioner. He has worked in multiple portfolios including education, health, justice and Indigenous affairs. This work has included several evaluations, targeted policy advice, detailed literature reviews, organisational reviews, and research to support service improvement. He has worked in local and state government, academia, and private consulting.

Marty has undergraduate qualifications in Law and Arts (both from Monash University), a Masters’ degree in Public Policy and Management (from the University of Melbourne) and a PhD in Public Policy.