Jenny Gordon is an Honorary Professor at the Centre for Social Research and Methods at The Australian National University and a non-resident fellow at the Lowy Institute. She is on the Asian Development Bank Institute’s Advisory Committee and a member of the Australian International Agricultural Research Centre’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisory Panel.
Until recently Jenny was the Chief Economist at the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, joining the department 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). She was also 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.