Ross Garnaut is Professorial Research Fellow in Economics at the University of Melbourne.
He is an economist who built his career around the analysis of and practice of policy connected to development, economic policy and international relations in Australia, Asia and the Pacific. Prof Garnaut has also held senior roles in universities, business, government and other Australian and international institutions.
Prof Garnaut was appointed as an independent expert advisor to the Multi-Party Climate Change Committee in September 2010 and was commissioned in November 2010 by the Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency to update significant elements of his 2008 Climate Change Review. He has held numerous positions as Chairman of the boards of large Australian and international public companies continuously since 1988. Our key note speaker for World Environment Fair, Mr Garnaut will be presenting on The Green Theatre on Saturday only at 11:40.