William Witheridge

COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA JOHN MONASH SCHOLAR

PHD ECONOMICS, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

Will holds a Bachelor of Economics with First Class Honours, a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Economics from the Australian National University. He is undertaking a PhD in Economics with a special interest in macroeconomic policy. He worked for the OECD Chief Economist conducting research on global economic challenges and policy recommendations for the G20. He was previously an economic policy adviser in the Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, including for Australia’s G20 Presidency in 2014. Will is passionate about improving Australian economic policy particularly through taxation reform and aims to be a senior economic adviser to Government.