Adam McKissack

Chief Economist

Adam McKissack has responsibility for leading economic policy and analysis work within the Business Council.

He was formerly a senior executive in the Australian Treasury and has a breadth of experience advising governments on economic policy issues.

He has held various roles in the Treasury and other government agencies covering areas such as preparation of the Federal Budget, macroeconomic forecasting, international finance, tax, structural reform and foreign investment policy.

Adam’s international experience covers more than four years working as Minister-Counsellor at the Australian Embassy in Beijing as well as a stint in Finance Canada in Ottawa where he worked on international economic issues. Adam holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Sydney.