Economists, Futurists and Financial Speakers

Following is a selection of some of the best Economists, Futurists and Financial Speakers in Australia

‘Due to their reluctance to tie  themselves down at a young age, they have the capacity as well as the predisposition to be their own bosses and following their own dreams.’ 
Bernard Salt

DAVID KOCH

One of Australia’s leading business and finance commentators, David Koch was among the first to develop consumer investment journalism in Australia…

TIM LONGHURST 

Tim Longhurst is one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation and corporate strategy. Tim has delighted clients across industries with his commitment to entertaining and inspiring audiences through highly customised presentations that achieve client goals…

SAUL ESLAKE

Saul Eslake is one of Australia’s most respected economists and commentators, able to dissect market and economic trends in a way mere mortals can understand…

MIKE WALSH

Mike Walsh helps prepare global business leaders for what’s next. He is a leading authority on the intersection of emerging technologies, consumer behaviour and fast growth markets…

PETER SWITZER 

Peter Switzer is one of Australia’s leading business and financial commentators, launching his own business 20 years ago. The Switzer Group has since grown into three successful companies spanning media and publishing, financial services and business coaching…

PROF. NEVILLE NORMAN 

Professor Neville Norman 
is a powerful and provocative speaker committed to increasing understanding of how the economy actually works. …

RALPH ASHTON

Ralph Ashton, Thought Leader, Speaker, Facilitator, TrainerRalph has a track record of conceiving, building, and leading non-partisan initiatives to tackle cross-sectoral challenges.…

MICHAEL PASCOE

Michael Pascoe is one of Australia’s most respected and experienced finance and economics commentators with 35 years in newspaper, broadcast and on-line journalism…

SUZANNE TINDAL 

Sue has a wealth of international experience in the financial services, energy and IT sectors having held numerous senior or Chief Executive roles in New Zealand, Australia, Asia and the USA during the last 20 years…

PHIL RUTHVEN 

Phil Ruthven is the founder and Executive Chairman of the IBIS group, Australia’s best known business information, forecasting and strategic consulting corporation…

BERNIE FRASER

Bernie Fraser was Governor of the Reserve Bank from 1989 until 1996. Prior to this appointment he was Secretary to the Treasury and has spent many years during his career with the Treasury and Department of Finance…

PETER COSTELLO AC

Peter Costello brought down twelve consecutive Federal Budgets, including ten surpluses.  During this period he eliminated the Commonwealth Government net debt of $96 billion…

BERNARD SALT 

Bernard has established an enviable reputation as an advisor to leading property investors and developers on matters relating to market demand. Bernard’s client list reads like a Who’s Who of Australian business…

NICK ABRAHAMS

Nick Abrahams is the Global Head of Technology & Innovation for top 5 international law & consulting firm, Norton Rose Fulbright and is deeply involved in the innovation strategy for this 8,000+ person organisation…

DR KARL KRUZELNICKI

Karl has degrees in Physics and Maths, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine and Surgery and has worked as a physicist, tutor, film-maker, car mechanic, labourer, and as a medical doctor at the Kids’ Hospital in Sydney…

PROF. MICHAEL PORTER

Research Professor of Public Policy Alfred Deakin Research Institute Deakin University
Professor Porter has had leadership roles in universities, a think tank in Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet…

MAX WALSH

Max Walsh has for many years been one of Australia’s top economic and political commentators, highly regarded as a journalist, author and broadcaster…

NOEL WHITTAKER

Noel Whittaker is Australia’s Financial Wizard of Oz. His book “Making Money Made Simple” set sales records across the country and was named in the top 100 of the most influential books of the last century…

PAUL CLITHEROE 

His columns run in over 60 newspapers weekly and his daily ‘Money’ tips are heard on radio around Australia. His books have sold over 500,000 copies, a rare achievement for an Australian non-fiction author…

ROSS GREENWOOD 

Ross Greenwood is the Nine Network’s business and finance editor, and hosts Sydney’s top-rating radio program, Money News, for 2GB each evening…

MARK VAN RIJMENAM 

Mark van Rijmenam is Founder of Datafloq.com.  Mark speaks on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Big Data and how these technologies change your organisation…

JEFF OUGHTON

Jeff Oughton set up Economics & Beyond to provide economic and financial policy advice, modelling and forecasting, commentary and presentations to a wide range of stakeholders – business, government, industry groups and retail and wholesale investors…

JAMES DUNN

James Dunn writes for The Australian; the Australian Financial Review; Asia Asset Management, The Institutional Real Estate Letter – Asia-Pacific, Public Accountant and Centred Investor magazines; and the online newsletters…

SCOTT PAPE

Scott Pape is a a successful stockbroker and a former investment advisor with one of Melbourne’s leading finance firms EL & C Baillieu. Scott is also a media commentator, author and hosted his own radio show titled ‘The Barefoot Investor’ on 90.7 Syn FM…

JEFF WATSON

Jeff Watson is a broadcaster, author and journalist with over 30 years experience in the print and electronic media in both Australia and the U.K…

DON STAMMER

Dr Don Stammer was described in the Australian Financial Review as “one of the doyens of economics in Australia.”…

PROF. GEOFFREY BLAINEY

Professor Geoffrey Blainey has a long and distinguished career in academic circles. For twenty years he was a professor of economic history and then Ernest Scott Professor of History at the University of Melbourne…

ROBERT VINCIN 

Robert Vincin leads, teaches, lectures and speaks on Climate Change and growing soil soil-carbon, food, fodder, forestry, in deserts around the globe…

TERRY MCCRANN

Terry McCrann has provided critical analysis on the wide range of events and personalities that have shaped the nation…

DAVID ELLYARD

David Ellyard has a clear and compelling understanding of how new ideas and innovative technology are transforming our present lives and our common future…

MARK MCCRINDLE 

Mark McCrindle is a Social Researcher, Futurist and Demographer with an international renown for tracking global changes, and analysing social trends…

SCOTT BALES

A former Senior Vice President of Fundamo, a Visa company, Bales is an expert on the state of the financial services industry…

CHRIS SKINNER 

Chris Skinner is Chairman of the Financial Services Club and well known as an independent commentator on financial markets through his blog the Finanser

DR ED SHANN

Dr Ed Shann has had a career as an economist spanning the private, public and academic sectors. He was a director of Access Economics during the nineties until his retirement in 2000…

BRETT KING

Brett King is founder and CEO of break out retail bank Moven, the best selling author of BANK 3.0 and American Banker’s Innovator of the Year

STEPHEN KOUKOULAS

Stephen Koukoulas is one of Australia’s leading economic visionaries, past Chief Economist of Citibank and Senior Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister.…

TIM HARCOURT

Tim Harcourt is the first J.W. Nevile Fellow in Economics at the Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales. His book “The Airport Economist Flies Again” was launched in 2012 along with a TV series…

OLIVER FREEMAN

Oliver Freeman is a director of the Neville Freeman Agency which he co-founded with Richard Neville in 2001. He is also the co-founder of GBN Australia which he founded with Professor Richard Bawden and Dr Richard Hames in 1992…

DR DEANE HUTTON 

Dr Deane Hutton is one of Australia’s best-known Science Communicators and Futurists. For more than 25 years, he has been sharing his enthusiasm for science and technology with others through nation-wide television programs…

ANDERS SORMAN-NILSSON 

Anders Sorman-Nilsson is a futurist and innovation strategist who helps people and organisations decode trends and plan for what lies ahead

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