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His Eminence, Cardinal George Pell AC, Vatican Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy

Cardinal George Pell, the former Archbishop of Sydney was appointed the as Vatican Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy in 2014.  He was appointed the Archbishop of Melbourne in 1996 before his Sydney appointment in 2001.  Cardinal Pell was inducted into the College of Cardinals in 2003.  Also a widely published author contributing to a wide ranging ecclesiastical and secular works, the Cardinal’s close involvement with the Vatican has seen him appointed to several Rome-based committees, the latest of which counts him among eight cardinals overseeing the reform of the Roman Curia.