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An is an experienced policy analyst and economist. She has worked across various sectors, advising governments and private sector clients on economic, social and environmental trends and issues. She is a strategic thinker and a structured problem-solver, with strong analytical, research and communication skills. An is passionate about using her skills to improve service, program and policy outcomes; and in doing so, helping to influence positive change.

Influential work

  • Worked on the Productivity Commission’s Mental Health Inquiry, analysing the social and economic benefits of improving mental health and making recommendations for reform
  • Supported an intergovernmental council identify reform areas for regulatory technology, including providing an improved understanding of opportunities and adoption barriers for the sector
  • Reviewed government progress against national water reform, advising on current and emerging water management challenges and how national water policy could be improved
  • Worked with a government department to develop several transport business cases by quantifying the costs and benefits of various projects
  • Supported a global toll road operator understand current and future demand for its services by modelling long-term gross state and regional product, population, household and employment forecasts.

Outside of Nous

Before joining Nous, An worked as an economist at the Productivity Commission, providing independent advice to government through public inquiries and research studies. Prior to this, she worked at Deloitte Access Economics as a macroeconomic analyst.

An holds a Master of International and Development Economics from the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, and a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.

In her spare time...

An loves travelling, cooking, reading and playing board games with friends and family.