Dr Deborah C Peterson


P: +61 3 9005 1458

E: dcpeterson@thinkSapere.com

Dr Peterson has over 25 years of experience leading policy and strategy development and implementation, economic analysis, governance and regulatory reviews and national inquiries. She has held senior executive positions in State and Federal Government agencies in Australia with special interest in regulatory reform, agriculture, natural resources and the environment. Deborah is a Distinguished Fellow of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, a Victorian Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia, and was formerly a Council Member of Victoria University.

Dr Peterson holds a Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours, first class) from Massey University in New Zealand, and a MSc and PhD from Cornell University in the USA.