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Gary Banks AO

BMaster of Economics ANU 1974

Career highlights

  • Dean and CEO, The Australian and New Zealand Productivity School of government 2013 - present
  • Chairman of the Australian Government's Productivity Commission 1998 - 2012
  • Leg GATT research on counter trade and consultant to OECD and World Bank on Anti-dumping policy
  • Headed major Australian inquiries on key public policy issues, including research and development, private health insurance, gambling and housing affordability
  • Member of the West Review of Higher Education
  • Chair of the intergovernmental Steering Committee on Government Service provision and its working group on indigenous disadvantage
  • Leadership of the Productivity Commission since its inception in 1998

Career philosophy

"Do what needs to be done, and do it as well as you can!"

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