Kate Griffiths is the Deputy Program Director of Grattan Institute’s Budgets and Government Program. Kate is a scientist with extensive experience in public policy design and analysis. She has co-authored Grattan reports on budgets and tax, female workforce participation, intergenerational inequality, political institutions, energy, education, and health policy.
Kate previously worked for The Boston Consulting Group with clients in the energy and health sectors, and in science and research policy for the federal Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research. Kate holds a Masters in Science from the University of Oxford and an honours degree in Science from the Australian National University.
Dad days: how more gender-equal parental leave would improve the lives of Australian families
Paid parental leave should be substantially boosted for fathers and partners, to support men to be more engaged in the early years of their children’s lives.