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William Shields

Master of Economics ANU 1973

Career highlights

  • Director of the Sydney Anglican Schools Corporation
  • Visiting Professor at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (Macquarie University) 2001-2009
  • Chief Economist and Executive Director of Macquarie Bank Ltd 1987 - 2001
  • Member of the Prime Minister's Taskforce on International Financial Reform, 1998
  • Recognised by global peers as the Australian member (1992-2000) and Chairman (1997-2000) of the International Conference of Commercial Bank Economists
  • As Chief Economist of Macquarie Bank, contributed to public debate on economic reform in particular through research and publication of "Australia's Economic Challenge: Agenda for Action" (The Boiling Frog), 1989

Career philosophy

"To apply my economic and financial skills to better understand issuesand seek solutions to problems which are both efficient and equitable."

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