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Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Master of Business Economics

Gerard is an economist with extensive experience analysing the Australian labour market and an interest in understanding what makes our cities work.

Gerard has delivered a wide range of high-value public policy projects in the public, private and community sectors. He has notable experience working in the areas of impact investment, social enterprise, regulatory reform, social housing and family programs and an interested in working on issues to do with barriers and incentives to female labour force participation and the impacts of automation on jobs.

Gerard's specialist skills include:

  • being able to connect the dots across government priorities and portfolios
  • solving complex problems in an uncertain world
  • sharp analytical skills to find a clear and compelling story in data, and
  • delivering high-value projects with many stakeholders.

Before joining our team, Gerard worked at the Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business where he worked around the full policy cycle; including new policy proposals, implementing whole-of-government reforms, program management and program evaluation.