Our Advisory Board

The Melbourne Institute is advised by representatives from academic institutions, the business and finance sectors, and state and federal governments.

Chair

Ms Jenny Wilkinson PSM
Deputy Secretary, Fiscal Group, The Australian Treasury

External Members

Ms Jenny Atta
Secretary, Victorian Department of Education & Training

Professor Gary Banks AO
Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, The University of Melbourne

Mr Michael Brennan
Chair, Productivity Commission

Professor Matthew Butlin
Former CEO South Australia Productivity Commission

Ms Karen Chester
Deputy Chair, Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC)

Mr Ray Griggs AO CSC
Secretary, Australian Department of Social Services

Mr Peter Harris AO
Former Chair, Productivity Commission

Mr Matthew Hassan
Senior Economist, Westpac Banking Corporation

Professor Shelley Mallet
General Manager, Research & Policy, Brotherhood of St Laurence

Mr David Martine
Secretary, Victorian Department of Treasury & Finance

Dr Brendan Rynne
Partner and Chief Economist, KPMG

Dr John Simon
Head of Economic Research, Reserve Bank of Australia

The University of Melbourne Members

Professor Mark Hargreaves
Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Partnerships & External Relations, The University of Melbourne

Professor Paul Kofman
Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Melbourne

Professor Jenny Williams
Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, The University of Melbourne

Melbourne Institute Members

Professor A. Abigail Payne
Director and Ronald Henderson Professor, Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, The University of Melbourne

Professor Roger Wilkins
Deputy Director & Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, The University of Melbourne

Ms Rachel Derham
Business Manager, Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, The University of Melbourne

Professor Yuting Zhang
Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, The University of Melbourne

Associate Professor Nicolas Herault
Principal Research Fellow, Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, The University of Melbourne