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Ophelia Cowell

Director, Economic Analysis and Evaluation Branch

Treasury (NSW)

Alumni Ambassador

Alumni

New South Wales, Australia

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Find out more about ANZSOG’s Executive Master of Public Administration

Ophelia Cowell directs the Economic Analysis and Evaluation Branch (EAEB) at NSW Treasury which specialises in putting evidence-based policy into practice. By working with agencies to improve the evidence base EAEB helps inform Government decisions so that public funds go to the actions and social policies that deliver the greatest public value.

Before joining the public sector, Cowell worked in Europe, Asia and Latin America leading an international program of academic research and evidence-based energy policy development in 12 developing countries.

Cowell holds a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science and an Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) through the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG).


Ophelia Cowell is the alumni of ANZSOG Executive Master of Public Administration 2014 and an Alumni Ambassador pre-2022. To find out more about the Alumni Ambassador program, click here