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Angela Arthington
Angela
Arthington

Jeff Bennett
Jeff
Bennett

Henning Bjornlund
Henning
Bjornlund

Neil Byron
Neil
Byron

Jeremy Cheesman
Jeremy
Cheesman

Daniel  Connell
Daniel
Connell

Jeff Connor
Jeff
Connor

Steven Cork
Steven
Cork

Allan Curtis
Allan
Curtis

Katherine Daniell
Katherine
Daniell

Stephen Dovers
Stephen
Dovers

Diane Dupont
Diane
Dupont

Ian Falconer
Ian
Falconer

Douglas Fisher
Douglas
Fisher

Kevin Fox
Kevin
Fox

John Freebairn
John
Freebairn

Marian García-Valiñas
Marian
García-Valiñas

Dustin Garrick
Dustin
Garrick

Neil Gunningham
Neil
Gunningham

Gregory  Hertzler
Gregory
Hertzler

Anthony Hogan
Anthony
Hogan

Karen Hussey
Karen
Hussey

Sue Jackson
Sue
Jackson

Tom Kompas
Tom
Kompas

Gary Libecap
Gary
Libecap

Amanda Lynch
Amanda
Lynch

Jennifer McKay
Jennifer
McKay

DC "Bear" McPhail
DC "Bear"
McPhail

Céline Nauges
Céline
Nauges

Barry Newell
Barry
Newell

William Nikolakis
William
Nikolakis

Robert OBrien
Robert
OBrien

Jamie Pittock
Jamie
Pittock

John Quiggin
John
Quiggin

Ejaz Qureshi
Ejaz
Qureshi

Steven Renzetti
Steven
Renzetti

Paul Ryan
Paul
Ryan

Hugh Sibly
Hugh
Sibly

Caroline Sullivan
Caroline
Sullivan

Hang To
Hang
To

Richard Tooth
Richard
Tooth

Michael Ward
Michael
Ward

Sarah Wheeler
Sarah
Wheeler

John Williams
John
Williams

Neil Byron

Neil Byron

Dr Neil Byron is an environmental economist and policy analyst. Neil was the Commissioner responsible for environment, agriculture and natural resource management issues in the Productivity Commission from April 1998 to March 2010. He presided over ten public inquiries and directed the PC's environmental economics program.

Other appointments were: at the Bureau of Agricultural Economics in Canberra; teaching resource and environmental economics and development economics at ANU; Chief Technical Adviser of an UN Project in Dhaka, Bangladesh; the founding Director of the graduate program in Environmental Management and Development at ANU; and Assistant Director General of the Centre for International Forestry Research, based in Indonesia.

Neil has a B.Sc (with first class Honours) in Forestry from the ANU, an M.A. (Economics) and Ph.D. (Resource Economics) from the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada.

Neil is a member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists (www.wentworthgroup.org), a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Director of Earthwatch Australia and a non-executive Director of a multi-national plantation forestry company in New Zealand. Since January 2009, he has been an Adjunct Professor in Environmental Economics at the Crawford School of Economics & Government.



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