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 contact Beatrice Ringrose on 03 9035 9881 or email

Lauren Richardson

Senior Associate

Lauren has held senior policy and operational positions in government, and is Teaching Associate at Monash University, School of Public Health…

Natasha Bradshaw


Natasha Bradshaw is an Associate in Grattan Institute’s Transport and Cities Program. She previously worked at the Australian Treasury, with…

Nick Parkinson


Nick is currently a preservice teacher at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. Before joining Grattan, Nick was a consultant at…

Key Areas: Education

Professional Staff

Andrew McDonald

Head of Corporate Services

Andrew looks after Grattan’s corporate services and is the organisation’s Company Secretary. Andrew has over 30 years experience within both…

Joanne Carub

Finance Manager

Joanne joined Grattan in October 2020. She supports the administration, finance, and reporting activities of Grattan. She has worked in…

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…