The Hon Paul Brereton AM RFD SC

Commissioner, National Anti-Corruption Commission

The Hon Paul Brereton AM RFD SC has been a solicitor, barrister, senior counsel, judge and judge of appeal of the Supreme Court of New South Wales; Deputy Chair of the NSW Law Reform Commission and Deputy President of the Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal. He has extensive experience leading complex and sensitive investigations, including as Assistant Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force when he delivered the Afghanistan Inquiry Report.

He has also held several senior leadership positions in the Australian Defence Force Reserves.

Commissioner Brereton’s term of appointment as the inaugural Commissioner of the NACC is five years.