Who is The Australia Institute?
The Australia Institute's Board represents a range of views and priorities, and its staff includes policy experts from fields as diverse as economics, public health and law. What unites us is a belief that, through a combination of research and creativity, we can develop the new ideas and practical policy solutions that a progressive Australia needs.
Board of Directors
|John McKinnon (Chair)
NGO director, and philanthropist, formerly worked in funds management and international development
Senior Lecturer, Political Economy, University of Sydney
|Barbara Pocock (Deputy Chair)
Emeritus Professor, Business School, University of South Australia
Psychologist and economist
Founder and Director, Social Justice Fund
Former CEO of Philanthropy Australia (96-06)
Principal, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers. Head of the National Employment and Industrial Relations group at Maurice Blackburn lawyers since 1997.
National President of the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union.
Ben Oquist – Executive Director
Ebony Bennett – Deputy Director
Richard Denniss – Chief Economist
Roderick Campbell – Director of Research
Tom Burmester – Director of Communications
David Richardson – Senior Research Fellow
Matt Grudnoff – Senior Economist
Dan Cass – Strategist
Tom Swann – Researcher
Anna Chang – Communications and Special Projects
Mark Ogge – Principal Advisor
Barbara Griffiths – Office Manager
Hannah Brown – Events Manager & Fundraising Officer
Lane Crockett – Energy Associate
Contact via Dan Cass, Email: DanC(AT)tai.org.au
Bill Browne – Researcher
Centre for Future Work
Dr Jim Stanford, Economist and Director, Centre for Future Work
Luke Fletcher – Executive Director
Brynn O'Brien – Business and Human Rights Advisor