Professor Ian Harper
Ian is one of Australia’s best-known economists, having worked with governments, banks, corporate and leading professional services firms at the highest level. He was the inaugural chairman of the Australian Fair Pay Commission, appointed by then-Prime Minister John Howard, and is currently a partner at Deloitte Access Economics.
Dr. Keith Suter
Keith is widely recognised as the international affairs expert of Channel Seven’s morning show, Sunrise, and is frequently asked for comment on ABC, Sky News and Macquarie Live News. The holder of three doctorates, Keith is also a member of the prestigious Club of Rome which includes the likes of Mikhail Gorbachev.
Tom is widely known as the ‘Money Man’ on The Project as well as the drive time host on 3AW. He is also a regular guest on ABC’s Inside Business. He is a director of the independent wealth management firm Beulah Captial and hedge fund MM&E Capital.
Peter van Onselen
Peter is a contributing editor with The Australian and Sky News, and frequently appears in the media as a political commentator. He was the co-writer on the best-selling book, John Winston Howard, and was recently appointed Winthrop Professor and Foundation Chair of Journalism at the University of Western Australia.
Matt is the CEO of Freelancer.com, connecting small business with freelancers from around the world. In 2013, he rejected a $430m offer for the company, instead choosing to list the company on the stock exchange. He was listed 13th on the BRW Young Rich List, also in 2013. In addition to running the company, he has been contributing a monthly column to BRW since 2012.
Bernard is a partner at KPMG. He’s established an enviable reputation as a trend forecaster for businesses and governments who are keen to discover how social, cultural and demographic change will impact upon the future business environment. He is the author of two books and supplies regular columns for The Australian and Wish magazines. He frequently appears as a commentator on shows including Business Sunday, A Current Affair, 60 Minutes, Today Tonight, Today Show, and Nightline.
Michael is one of Australia’s most respected and experienced finance and economic commentators. Frequently seen on Channel Seven’s Sunrise, he is also contributing editor for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age’s BusinessDay.com.au websites, a weekly finance columnist for Yahoo7 and writes for a diverse range of magazines. He formerly presented the finance report on Nine’s Early Morning News and the Today show.