Director, Senior Economist
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.
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
Adjunct Professor, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economic,. Griffith University
Advisory Board Member, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Griffith University