Catie Bradbear is an inquiry manager at the Productivity Commission, the Australian Government’s independent economic research and advice agency.
Catie has worked on a diverse range of inquiries while at the Commission, including the Economic Regulation of Airports, Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation, Consumer Law Administration and Enforcement, Migrant Intake, International Education Services and Tasmanian Shipping and Freight. Catie started her career at the Treasury in Canberra, followed by a stint at the Australian National University, conducting research through the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health.
Catie is a member of the ACT WEN Committee. She is particularly interested in the role of mentoring in retaining women in economics. She has recently worked with the ANU and the Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government to organise and analyse a mentoring program with female economics students at ANU.