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Advisory Board

The chief role of the Advisory Board is to facilitate two-way engagement between stakeholders and researchers. Board members provide independent advice to the Management Committee with regard to strategy and external relations, facilitate the Centre's engagement with relevant stakeholders, identify new opportunities for engagement, and act as advocates and champions of CEPAR.


Chair - Marc de Cure

Michelle Baxter,
CEO, Safe Work Australia

Dr Margot McCarthy
Deputy Secretary, Department of Heath

Dr David Gruen
Deputy Secretary, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

Robert Jeremenko
Division Head, Retirement Income Policy Division, The Treasury

Matthew Lawrance
Executive Group Manager, National Wealth Management Services Limited

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Dr Pip O'Keefe
Lead Economist Human Development, Asia Pacific The World Bank

Dr Michael Orszag
Head of Global Research Services, Willis Towers Watson

The Hon Kay Patterson AO 
Australian Human Rights Commission

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

Serena Wilson
Deputy Secretary, Department of Social Services

Ian Yates AM
Chief Executive of COTA

Dr Andrew Wilson 
Group Executive Healthcare and Strategy, Medibank

Natalie Horvat
Executive Director, Economic Forecasting & Revenue Analysis, NSW Treasury

Sean Gregory
Chief Operating Officer, PricewaterhouseCoopers

CEPAR Representatives

Professor John Piggott
CEPAR Director

Professor Warwick McKibbin AO
CEPAR Director of Policy Engagement

Professor Michael Sherris
CEPAR Director of Industry Engagement

Anne Gordon
CEPAR Director of Operations