We are pleased to be hosting, in collaboration with PwC Australia, An Hour in the Room with Amy Auster, Chief Economist. Amy joins us for a detailed and engaging discussion on Australia’s national economic outlook, macro trends, and how this impacts us at a state level. Amy will also touch on a range of other areas, such as the cost of living pressures, housing affordability, policy and much more.

During the event, you will be invited to join the conversation during the Audience Q&A facilitated by Mark Thomson, Partner, PwC Australia, where you can ask Amy questions that matter to you.

Learn about our speakers

Amy Auster

Chief Economist and Insights Officer
PwC Australia

Amy is PwC’s Chief Economist & Insights Officer. An economics and finance professional by training, Amy combines expertise in applied quantitative analysis with senior executive experience in the public and private sectors to advise clients across the life cycle of policy strategy, development, implementation and evaluation.

Prior to joining PwC, Amy served as as CEO, Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency and Chief Adviser, Commonwealth Treasury. Previously, she was Deputy Secretary, Economic Division, at the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance. Before joining the public service, Amy worked as a senior executive and subject matter expert at ANZ Banking Group in the International and Institutional Division where her roles included Global Head of Client Engagement, Head of Markets Strategy and Head of International Economics. She is a member of the Advisory Board to the APEC Study Centre at RMIT, a Research Fellow at Monash University Business School, outdoors enthusiast and the mother of three beautiful children.

Mark Thomson


Mark Thomson is a Partner with PwC Australia. As a consulting Partner Mark collaborates with Government, Utility and Mining clients to work smarter and grow faster. He consults to build effective organisations, innovate & grow, reduce costs and manage risk & regulation.

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Thursday 23 March 2023

9:30 am (Networking)
10:00 am to 11:00 am Event

Tea and Coffee

PwC, 11/70 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Free for all State Government, Corporate and Personal Members of IPAA SA
$30 for non-members