Western Australia

 

Policy in the Pub - Nicky Cusworth and Jenness Gardner on the challenges of being an economic regulator

Date

From: Tuesday March 19, 2019, 5:30 pm

To: Tuesday March 19, 2019, 9:00 pm

Tuesday 19th March - Policy in the Pub

Nicky Cusworth and Jenness Gardner on the challenges of being an economic regulator

 

As part of our newest Policy in the Pub series of events, we are pleased to invite you to hear from the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Regulation Authority of Western Australia (ERA), Nicky Cusworth and Jenness Gardner.

 

Both Nicky and Jenness are prominent public sector leaders with extensive experience across State and Commonwealth Government agencies.

 

Nicky was appointed Chair of the ERA in July 2016. Before joining the ERA, Nicky was Deputy Director General at the former Department of State Development, and also previously worked for the Department of Treasury and Finance. Nicky has extensive experience in economic policy and analysis, and has a degree in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford University.


Jenness joined the ERA as CEO in November 2017. Prior to joining the ERA, Jenness was Executive Director at the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation and worked for the Department of Commerce. Jenness has significant experience leading economic policy development, commercial negotiations and large-scale project development for the State. She has an honours degree in economics.

 

Nicky and Jenness will explore the issues faced by an independent economic regulator and will discuss the challenges inherent in their organizational structure - from the perspective of both the Board and Secretariat.  

 

Location: The Belgian Beer Cafe, Corner King and Murray Street, Perth

Time:        Tuesday 19th March 2019, 5:30 PM arrival for a 5:45 PM start

Cost:        $10 includes canapes

 

Bookings are now closed




Venue

The Belgian Beer Cafe

Corner of Murray Street and King Street, Perth WA 6000


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