Hugh Hartigan has over 15 years of public policy experience working in government, including seven years at the Australian Treasury. Hugh’s experience traverses a range of public policy issues including Commonwealth budgets, tax analysis and housing-related policy issues. He has a Bachelor of Commerce, with honours in economics from Macquarie University.
David Crawford has spent more than 20 years working on economic and social policy issues in the Commonwealth public service, including in Treasury and the Department of Industry. David was a member of the 2016-17 Affordable Housing Working Group, which investigated options for attracting large-scale finance for affordable housing and complementary reforms to support an affordable housing bond aggregator. He has a Bachelor of Economics and Law from the Australian National University (ANU).
Shane Lee is an economist and strategist with over 20 years of experience including in ANZ’s global markets business and as a tactical asset analyst in the bank’s wealth and superannuation business. He has held sell-side roles at Citi and CIMB. Prior to working in financial markets, Shane spent three years at the Reserve Bank of Australia focussing on the Australian housing and equity markets. He holds a Graduate Diploma and Masters Degree in Applied Economics, a Masters in the Built Environment, and a Bachelor of Engineering.
Ryan Farrow has broad industry experience in both commercial and residential property with more than eight years at the Property Council of Australia. He worked on the PCA’s flagship reports including the Office Report and supported wider national and state advocacy functions in housing, tax policy, foreign investment and retirement living.
Edgar Liu has extensive experience in urban and housing policy research, including 11 years as a postdoctoral researcher at UNSW Australia’s City Futures Research Centre. Edgar is a Senior Research Fellow, a member of several internal committees, an Associate Editor and editorial advisor for two international journals and has provided expert advice to several government public inquiries. He has a Doctorate in Cultural Geography and a Bachelor of Science (Applied Economic Geography) with first class honours from UNSW Australia.