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Rebecca Burdon

Rebecca Burdon


Rebecca is an independent consultant with 20 years experience advising governments, regulators, and businesses on policy, auction design, privatizations, and the use of markets to achieve policy and social objectivesShe was a General Manager at the Climate Change Authority in Australia until May 2014. Until June 2014, she was also a member of the Domestic Offsets Integrity Committee a board of experts advising the Australian government on rules for creating carbon credits from the land sector. Rebecca was the Principal Economist at the Australian Communications and Media Authority from 2007-2012, and prior to that she worked as an economic consultant and policy advisor in Australia, the UK, New Zealand. She has worked on water and sanitation projects and reforms in Zimbabwe, Ghana, Cape Verde, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and the Czech Republic. Rebecca is the Treasurer of The Social Studio – a social enterprise in Australia that provides education and work experience to young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. She is the Chair and a founding member of the live art collective Field Theory, and was on the board of Next Wave, Australia’s leading contemporary art festival for young people, from 2009-2013.


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