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Message from the Economic Society of Australia

04 Aug 2020 6:52 AM | QETA ADMIN (Administrator)

QETA members may be interested in the following message from ESA. 

Economic Challenges and Opportunities for Australia and the United States

In conversation with The Hon Nick Greiner AC, former NSW Premier and Federal President of the Liberal Party

Join us in conversation with The Hon Nick Greiner AC. We will canvass a range of issues covering economic opportunities and challenges for Australia, in particular the policy responses to COVID, the upcoming US elections, US-Australia trade and investment relations, and diversity in politics and economics.

The NSW Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar as part of the national seminar program with the Economics Society of Australia (ESA).

Important Note: Chatham House Rule applies for this event.



When: Wednesday 19 August 2020

Time: From 12.30pm until 1.30pm AEST

Where: Online via Zoom - register below

Cost: Free of Charge - Member Only Event


About our Speaker

The Hon. Nick Greiner AC was Premier and Treasurer of New South Wales from 1988-1992. Since his retirement from politics he has been heavily involved in the corporate world. He is Chairman of Council of Advisors, Rothschild & Co. He is a Director of SGSP (Australia) Assets Pty Ltd and Northern Gas Pipeline Jemena. He is Director of CPE Capital Group Services Pty Ltd, and of Marand Precision Engineering, The Jaybro Group and Banksmeadow Recycling. Nick is Federal President of the Liberal Party, and a Member of the CEDA Leadership Council. Adviser for Wattle Hill RHC Fund, Adviser for McKinsey and Company Public Sector Group, Chairman Board of Advice, University of Sydney Nursing School and is a Member of the Advisory Board for the John Grill Centre for Project Leadership.

In the Queen’s Birthday Honours List of 1994 he was awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia for public sector reform and management and services to the community and in 2001 the Centenary Medal. Nick holds an Honours Degree in Economics from Sydney University and a Master of Business Administration with High Distinction from Harvard Business School. He is a Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, an Honorary Fellow of CPA Australia and a Life Member of the South Sydney Rugby League Club and of the NSW Division of the Liberal Party. He was President of Squash Australia from 1996 – 1999 and of Soccer Australia from 2001 - 2002.


Dr Kar Mei Tang (facilitator) is an Industry Fellow with the University of Technology Sydney and Secretary of the NSW Women in Economics Network Committee. She has held senior executive roles in the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, Environment Planning Authority, Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, and with the Australian private equity peak body. She has also worked as a financial regulator and consultant and has been a member of various APEC and ASEAN economic policy committees and working groups. KarMei has a PhD in Economics (Sydney), Masters in Applied Statistics (ANU) and B.CommHons (Melbourne).


Registration and Joining the Webinar

To register please book online below via the NSW Branch website. The link to join this webinar will be included in your auto-generated invoice email - please look out for this and keep it safe until the webinar is due to be broadcast. Note, these emails sometimes get caught in spam folders. The timing of this event is AEST.



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