Julie heads the Australian Industry Group’s economics research team, producing economics research, comment and policy for Ai Group and its members. Regular publications include Ai Group’s monthly industry surveys, annual business outlooks and more detailed, topical work. Julie is a frequent speaker at conferences, industry and economics events. Julie is based in Melbourne, but is frequently on the road, working with businesses and industries across Australia.
Julie has over two decades of practical experience in Australian public policy and microeconomics research, across the public and private sectors. Previous roles include Senior Economist at the ANZ Banking Group, Research Manager at the Productivity Commission, Research Economist at the Industry Commission and at the Bureau of Immigration and Population Research.
Julie holds a Master’s degree in Labour Economics from Monash University, an Economics degree (Honours) from the University of Melbourne and an Arts degree from the University of Melbourne.