Chris Berg is one of Australia’s most eloquent, controversial, and passionate voices for free markets and individual liberty.

He is the Policy Director at the Institute of Public Affairs, where he specialises in civil liberties, the political economy of regulation, and media and technology policy.

He is a weekly columnist with ABC’s The Drum, and has been published all major Australian papers, as well as the Wall Street Journal.

He is the author of two books and has edited two others.

His most recent book In Defence of Freedom of Speech: from Ancient Greece to Andrew Bolt, published in 2012.

A monograph, The Growth of Australia’s Regulatory State, was published in 2008. He is also the editor of 100 Great Books of Liberty (with John Roskam) published by Connor Court Publishing in 2010, and The National Curriculum: A Critique (2011).