Experts - Grattan Institute

Our Experts

Grattan Institute employs Australia’s leading non-partisan policy experts across a wide range of issues. Our staff are available for interviews, commentary, and event appearances. For media enquiries call 03 9035 9881 or email

Alastair McEwin

Senior Fellow

Alastair McEwin AM has had a long involvement in disability and human rights policy work, encompassing roles at both domestic…

Key Areas: Disability

Professional Staff

Alan MacKinnon

Chief Operating Officer

Alan looks after Grattan’s corporate central services and is the organisation’s Company Secretary. He has over 20 years of experience…

Simone Baker

Head of People and Development

Simone is the Head of People and Development at Grattan Institute. She has over 15 years of professional experience in…

Ant Clark

Head of Philanthropy

Ant Clark is Head of Philanthropy at Grattan Institute. Ant has held senior fundraising and philanthropy roles in the for-purpose…

Laura Yong

Executive Assistant and Engagement Coordinator

Laura is Grattan’s Executive Assistant and Engagement Coordinator.

Beatrice Ringrose

Executive Assistant, Media and Events Coordinator

Beatrice joined Grattan in January 2020 as our Executive Assistant and Media and Events Coordinator. She has completed her Bachelor…

Jenny Green

HR Business Administrator and Grattan Academy Coordinator

Jenny is Grattan’s HR/Business Administrator and Grattan Academy Coordinator. She is responsible for providing high level administrative support to Grattan’s…

Alison Leonidis

Finance Coordinator

Alison Leonidis is Finance Coordinator at Grattan Institute. She has a broad range of experience across corporate and not-for-profit organisations…