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Carol Austin

Bachelor of Economics (Hons) ANU 1981

Career highlights

  • Investment Services Director, Contango Asset Management, Sydney 1999-current
  • Director, Institutional Business, Rothschild Australia Asset
    Management, Sydney 1996-1999
  • Management Ltd, Melbourne 1994-1996
  • Executive General Manager, Business Development, Commonwealth Funds
  • General Manager, Public and Government Affairs, BHP, Melbourne 1989-1994
  • Chief Economist, The Australian Industry Development Corporation, Canberra/Sydney 1983-1989
  • Deputy Section Head, Research Department, Reserve Bank of Australia, Sydney 1980-1983

Career philosophy

"Maintaining an open mind and willingness to learn new things and new ways of thinking are critical to success in a rapidly changing world."

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