Queensland Economics and Finance Council

The Queensland Economics and Finance Council focuses the interests and facilitates QFI members contribution to the public policy debate on Queensland’s economy and finances.

The Council meets regularly, with members contributing directly to policy positions. The Economics and Finance Council engages closely with the Futures Council, aiming to ensure that the Queensland Futures Institute’s policy positions are robust and reflective of the broader interests of the Queensland community.

Current Projects

  • Net Benefit of Investment Attraction by Queensland Government
  • Supporting Inclusive Growth in Queensland’s Regions
  •  Annual State of the Economy Report

DR MATTHEW PETER
CHIEF ECONOMIST, QIC

PRESIDENT

ERIN STRANG
TREASURER, BANKING AND WEALTH, SUNCORP GROUP

VICE PRESIDENT

DR PRADEEP PHILIP
PARTNER, DELOITTE ACCESS ECONOMICS

VICE PRESIDENT

CRAIG CHAPMAN
BANKING & FINANCE PARTNER, GADENS

COUNCILLOR

PROFESSOR JOHN COLE OAM
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (INSTITUTE FOR RESILIENT REGIONS) UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND

COUNCILLOR

KARINA COLLINS
PARTNER, KPMG, DIRECTOR, QFI

COUNCILLOR

ALICIA CUTLER
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, ROCKHAMPTON REGIONAL COUNCIL

COUNCILLOR

CRAIG JONES
GENERAL MANAGER FINANCE, ADANI AUSTRALIA

COUNCILLOR

DAVID MALEK
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, BRISBANE AIRPORT CORPORATION

COUNCILLOR

Craig Mortensen
Group Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer, BMD

COUNCILLOR

ATUL MUDALIAR
GROUP ACCOUNTING SERVICES MANAGER, CORPORATE FINANCE, THE STAR ENTERTAINMENT GROUP

COUNCILLOR

GREG PRINGLE
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

COUNCILLOR

MARK WATT
PARTNER, QLD TERRITORY MANAGER, BUSINESS ASPECT

COUNCILLOR

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR RICCARDO WELTERS
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS, LAW AND GOVERNANCE, JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY

COUNCILLOR