Kim Houghton

Dr Kim Houghton is the co-CEO of the Regional Australia Institute and leads the think tank’s policy and research work. Kim was previously the Institute’s General Manager Policy and Research, and in both these roles works to ensure the Institute’s work has practical application and supports a better policy environment and more vibrant regional economies.

Having worked on regional economic development in Australia for almost 20 years, Kim has a passion for engaging, motivating, informing and connecting regional leaders from business, community and government.