Greg Cutbush is a Visiting Fellow who has been at the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics at The Australian National University in Canberra since 2014. He has 15 years experience in the public sector and 20 in the private sector. He has a Bachelors degree in Rural Science and a Masters in Economics (both from the University of New England, NSW).
Greg has had a diverse career as an economist. Before moving to ANU in June 2007, Greg was a Vice President in the economics consulting firm CRA International (2005- 2007), and before that a senior consultant with ACIL Tasman (1988-2005). His earlier positions have included Assistant Commissioner at the Industries Assistance Commission (where he worked almost continuously from 1975 to 1988), a period from 1979 to 1981 with the Agricultural Policy Division of the OECD in Paris and several consultancies since 1983 with the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank on assignments in 10 developing countries.
His main subject areas are: competition policy, international trade infrastructure policy, and cost-benefit analysis. He has published widely – on trade policy, professional regulations, agricultural contracting, forestry, uranium mining, airports, defence, health & aged care, spectrum allocation and racing.
Greg was a member of a six-person panel in 2013 which audited NSW policy in relation to marine parks. His career includes a period in 2000-2002 as a member of a Commonwealth Ministerial Advisory Panel on aged care and a term as President of the ACT branch of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. He remains a member of AARES and of the Australian Economics Society. He is also a member of the Tasman Transparency Group, a group of 10 Australian and New Zealand business associations and trade experts which comments on trade policy.