Senior Economic Advisor
Dr John Kunkel is Senior Economic Advisor with the Economic Security Program at the United States Studies Centre. He has worked as an economist, speech writer, policy analyst and adviser to government and industry executive. Most recently, he was Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Scott Morrison. He was Deputy CEO and Director of Economics and Taxation for the Minerals Council of Australia and Trade Adviser to the Australian Minister for Trade. He started his career at the Reserve Bank of Australia and was a Fulbright Scholar early in his career. He has a PhD in economics from the Australian National University.