Dr Jenny Gordon is an Honorary Professor at the Centre for Social Research and Methods, at the Australian National University. She is also a non-resident fellow at the Lowy Institute, one of Australia’s leading think tanks on foreign policy. Jenny is a member of the Australian International Agricultural Research Centre’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisory Panel, and on the Asian Development Bank Institute’s Advisory Committee.
Until recently Jenny was the Chief Economist at DFAT, joining DFAT in November 2019 from Nous Group, where she was the Chief Economist. Jenny spent 10 years with the Australian Productivity Commission as Principal Adviser (Research). Prior to this she was a partner at the Centre for International Economics (TheCIE). She has a PhD in Economics from Harvard University and started her professional career at the Reserve Bank of Australia.