Dr John Hewson AM

Former Leader of the Federal Opposition
Professor and Chair of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Australian National University

Dr John Hewson AM is an economic and financial expert with experience in academia, business, government, media and the financial system. He has worked as an economist for the Australian Treasury, the Reserve Bank, the International Monetary Fund and as an advisor to two successive Federal Treasurers and the Prime Minister. Dr Hewson is also a former politician and was Leader of the Liberal Party and Leader of the Opposition from 1990 to 1994. In February 2014, Dr Hewson joined the Australian National University as Professor and Chair of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute.