The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Federal Member for Kooyong
ExpertiseMinister for the Environment and Energy
Josh Frydenberg was elected to the Australian Parliament in 2010 as the Member for Kooyong. He is the seventh person since Federation to hold this seat.
In July 2016, he was appointed the Minister for the Environment and Energy, having previously served as Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, Assistant Treasurer and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister since the 2013 election.
As a primary school student Josh attended Bialik College in Hawthorn and then completed his secondary schooling at Mt Scopus College in Burwood. He currently lives with his family, in Hawthorn.
Josh has Law and Economics degrees both with Honours from Monash University and completed his articles of clerkship at Mallesons Stephen Jacques.
He went on to graduate with a Masters in International Relations from Oxford University which he attended on a Commonwealth Scholarship and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
Josh is also a former Senior Adviser to Foreign Minister Alexander Downer and Prime Minister John Howard and was a Director of Global Banking at Deutsche Bank AG.
Josh is a keen tennis player having represented Australia at the World University Games in England in 1991 and the United States in 1993.
He currently sits on the Board of the Kids Tennis Foundation which provides coaching to disadvantaged kids.