WEN economists discuss the Federal Budget 2020/21: key issues and the outlook for economic recovery - ONLINE ONLY


From: Tuesday October 13, 2020, 4:00 pm

To: Tuesday October 13, 2020, 5:00 pm

Join us to hear two leading economists from our WEN network discuss the Federal Budget release, including a focus on the outlook for economic recovery in Australia. This will be a panel session featuring Jo Masters (EY) and Felicity Emmett (ANZ), and moderated by Rebecca Hiscock-Croft (EY). It will be an interactive session, with a focus on Q&A and discussion with webcast participants.

About our Speakers

Jo Masters joined EY as Chief Economist in 2019 and has been an active part of the economic debate in Australia for the last 20 years. Jo is a well-regarded thought leader across economic and policy issues in Australia and the global economy more broadly. During her time with EY she has provided insights on many of areas of the Australian economy including the housing sector, retail sector, the Federal Budget, and the current China/US trade war. Prior to EY, Jo worked at ANZ and spent over a decade at Macquarie Bank.



Felicity Emmett is Senior Economist in the Australian Economics team at ANZ. She is responsible for analysis and forecasting of key Australian macroeconomic indicators, as well as thematic research on the Australian economy. She also provides specialist analysis on topical issues, including the policy outlook. Felicity publishes regular and ad-hoc reports and presents to internal and external, domestic and international clients. She also provides regular media commentary on key local economic issues.

Felicity has more than twenty years’ experience as an economist in financial markets. Prior to joining ANZ, Felicity worked as a Senior Economist for the Royal Bank of Scotland, a Senior Economist at ABN AMRO Australia, and as an Economist for BZW Australia.

Rebecca Hiscock-Croft (moderator) is an experienced Economist working across economic analysis, business case development, policy and solution design. She is currently at EY, Sydney.

She has worked on multiple projects in infrastructure; economic development; investment attraction; and innovation in government. In Australia, she has focused on large public infrastructure projects, working on economic analysis, business case development and commercial advisory. Her experience also includes developing strategy and solutions in support of numerous clients globally during her time with EY in New York. Rebecca has more than 12 years’ experience in economics, policy and capital markets research and client advisory. Prior to joining EY, Rebecca. was a Senior Economist at investment bank Macquarie. She recently relocated to Sydney following nearly 10 years in New York.

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