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.
Public appointments will test Albanese’s ‘new politics’
If the Albanese Government is serious about doing politics differently, then cleaning up public appointments is the easiest win available.