Jeff is an experienced economist who specialises in microeconomics and public sector economics. He has extensive experience in applied economic policy development and evaluation. He has worked in the private and public sectors as an economist.
The defining thread throughout Jeff's career has been microeconomic reform. He began his career working on major industry inquiries seeking greater productivity from national industries not exposed to competition. He has been fortunate to be involved in the development of many major national and state economic policies, and understands both the rewards and challenges of brokering good policy.
Jeff has had an interest in urban economics since his undergraduate studies. He has worked on a range of issues relating to urban development including liveability, road and congestion pricing, infrastructure investment, public transport, taxation, water, waste and carbon taxes. He brings to the committee a strong desire to see Brisbane develop into a leading world city.