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John Daley

Chief Executive Officer

Grattan Institute

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Professor John Daley

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Professor John Daley is one of Australia’s leading public policy thinkers, with 20 years of experience in the public, private and university sectors. John graduated from the University of Oxford in 1999 with a DPhil in public law after completing an LLB (Hons) and a BSc from the University of Melbourne in 1990.

He has extensive experience spanning policy, academic, government and corporate roles at the University of Melbourne, the University of Oxford, the Victorian Department of Justice, consulting firm McKinsey and Co and ANZ.

John is currently Chief Executive Officer of the Grattan Institute, which fosters informed public debate on key issues for Australia, through both private forums and public events. The Institute’s work is independent, rigorous, and practical, engaging key decision makers and the broader community. The current programs of Grattan Institute focus on productivity growth, cities, school education, tertiary education, and energy.