George Verikios

Dr George Verikios

Director, Senior Economist

KPMG Australia

George joined KPMG's Economics Modelling Group in 2015. He has long and diverse experience in economic analysis and has advised many Australian and overseas organisations on the economics of a broad range of issues.

Using his expertise in economic modelling, George has overseen and contributed to the development of many global and national economic models and their application to evaluate a diverse array of topics. This includes economy-wide analysis and forecasting, tax policy, impact analysis, transport policy and projects, tourism policy, infectious and chronic diseases, trade liberalisation, climate change policy, and income distribution.

George’s consulting experience spans the university, public and private sectors. He has held positions at the Centre of Policy Studies, Access Economics, the University of Western Australia, the Productivity Commission, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, and the Centre for Health Program Evaluation.

Areas of expertise
Economic and commercial Economics Energy and Natural Resources Government and Public Sector Infrastructure Public Policy and Regulatory Change Tax Universities and Colleges, Higher Education
Education and qualifications
  • PhD (Economics), The University of Western Australia, 2007

  • Master of Economics, Monash University, 1997

  • Graduate Diploma in Economics, Monash University, 1992

  • Bachelor of Business, Victoria College, 1990

  • Member, The Econometric Society

  • Member, Western Economic Association

  • Member, International Institute of Public Finance

  • Member, Economics Society of Australia

Professional involvement
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economic,. Griffith University

  • Advisory Board Member, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Griffith University

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