Dr. Stephen Thornton    BP61902_web - Copy

Stephen is a professional member of the Economic Society of Australia (Qld) and a former business banker and asset manager with one of Australia’s largest financial institutions.

He holds degrees in economics (Macq.), social administration (UQ) and social science (UQ) and tutored and lectured in public policy and social science at The University of Queensland.

Stephen has been a guest commentator on the national ABC radio economics program ‘The Money’, published and quoted in major newspapers and has presented to politicians from both the Queensland Parliament and the European Parliament on issues of public policy.

P62001-web-cropPaul Killerby   

Paul is a consultant social economist, strategic planner and researcher. He holds graduate degrees in management studies (Waikato) and applied statistics (Massey).

He has published papers, articles and opinion-pieces in the Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, Sustaining Regions Journal, International Journal of Social Economics, New Zealand Local Government Magazine, New Zealand Planning Quarterly and Social Policy Journal of New Zealand [selection of papers >>].

Over the past 21 years as a consultant, Paul has undertaken more than 400 projects of varying types and scale, including developing and implementing strategic work programmes and projects for central and local government agencies and community and voluntary organisations.