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Stephen Walters
Stephen Walters

Chief Economist for the Business Council of Australia

Stephen Walters is Chief Economist for the Business Council of Australia (BCA), based in Sydney.

He previously was Chief economist for NSW, based in NSW Treasury. Before joining Treasury, Stephen was Chief Economist with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and, for 14 years, was Chief Economist for investment bank J.P.Morgan.

Stephen previously was Senior Economist with Access Economics in Melbourne and International Economist with Norwich Union and Alliance Capital in the United Kingdom. He also spent seven years as an Economist with the Treasury in Perth.

Stephen holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Western Australia and a Master’s degree in applied finance from the University of Melbourne. He also has qualifications in journalism and graduated from the AICD’s Company Directors Course in 2017. Stephen has published three books, with a fourth to be published soon.

Stephen is a former chair of the Executive Committee of the Australian Business Economists (ABE) and is a member of the Australian Statistics Advisory Council (ASAC).