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Conrad Buffier

PhD Candidate


Contact details

PhD programme

Policy and Governance Program

Supervisor(s) and panel members

Topic title

Exploring climate policy success: how policy choice and design affects public and business acceptance

Scholarships and fellowships

2023 Sir Roland Wilson PhD Scholarship

Employment history

Conrad is a Director in the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water. Over his 15 year career in the Australian Public Service, Conrad has contributed to the development of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the Carbon Pricing Mechanism, the Emissions Reduction Fund, the National Energy Guarantee, the Safeguard Mechanism, and transport emissions policy. Conrad also worked on the 2008 and 2011 Garnaut Climate Change Reviews.

Through his PhD research at the ANU’s Crawford School of Public Policy, Conrad will examine factors that contribute to climate policy success, and explore how the design of climate change policies can affect public and business support.

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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