Chris Bowen entered parliament in 2004 and has held a wide range of portfolios, including serving as Treasurer, Minister for Human Services, Minister for Immigration, Minister for Financial Services, Assistant Treasurer, Minister for Competition Policy, Minister for Small Business and Minister for Tertiary Education.
He served as Interim Leader of the Labor Party and Acting Leader of the Opposition following the 2013 federal election and served as Shadow Treasurer. He is now the Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy.
Chris is the author of two other books: Hearts & Minds (2013) and The Money Men (2015).
He lives in his electorate with his wife, Rebecca, children, Grace and Max, and labradors, Ollie and Toby.