Senior Policy Analyst
Brad joined The CIE Canberra office in 2016 after moving from Queensland Department of Premier and Cabinet where he was the Policy Division’s Principal Economist. Brad has nine years’ experience in the application of economic and financial concepts to a wide range of issues, including:
- government policy and finance;
- infrastructure investment;
- economic impact of regulation;
- economic development;
- water, energy and other utilities;
- business valuation, impairment and fair value testing.
Brad has a Degree in Economics and a Masters of Applied Finance. Brad’s experience includes conducting regulatory impact statements, cost benefit analysis, heavy haul rail economic regulatory reviews, capital expenditure evaluations, company valuation, budget modelling and forecast estimates. Brad is highly experienced in Government program evaluations, legislative and policy reviews, and economic and statistical data analysis.
Prior to joining CIE, Brad worked for the Queensland Department of Premier and Cabinet, Queensland Treasury, Queensland Treasury Corporation, the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) and Seqwater.
Brad provided analysis and reporting to decision makers of major projects, including:
- The $5 billion Bus and Train Tunnel (BAT)
- passenger rail service delivery options
- Regional Freight and Livestock Transport Contracts
- Jilalan Rail Yard
- Inland Rail issues for Queensland
- Somerset Dam Hydro
- The merger of the South East Queensland bulk water companies ($10 Billion),
- Potential economic impact of infectious diseases on the Queensland economy;
- Cost and benefits of alternative models of taxi regulation in Queensland
- Jobs growth policy recommendations for Queensland;
- Impact of pests and disease on Queensland agriculture; and
- Sports stadium funding.
Brad also has nine years’ of experience in the Australian Army in a variety of roles including four years’ experience as a Field Engineer. This experience gives him a practical understanding of infrastructure, defence and logistics issues.
Brad can be contacted at our Canberra office.