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Alistair Davidson

Non Executive Director

I am a non-executive director with over 10 years’ executive and board-level experience in the not-for-profit, faith-based and public sectors. I bring expertise in economics and strategic planning having analysed public policy for over 20 years, most recently as a Director at the Productivity Commission. I have authored over 50 reports on public policy issues relating to human services (aged care, mental health), productivity, R&D and regulatory impacts. I am passionate about good governance and strategic planning to strengthen organisations pursuing social justice objectives, delivering human services and empowering young people. Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors • Master of Economics • Bachelor of Agricultural Science • Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management


  • Not-for-profit organisation Small (1-9 employees)
  • Not-for-profit organisation Small (10-199 employees)
  • Government owned organisation/entity
  • Hospitality
  • Mental Health Care
  • Public Policy
  • Religious Institutions
  • Research
  • Governance
  • Policy & Regulation
  • Research
  • Risk
  • Strategic Thinking


  • Non Executive
  • Committee Chair
  • Committee Member
  • Senior Manager

Board or Committee Experience

Title Sub Committee Company Name Industry
Board MemberGreenhills CentreHospitality
ChairNational Traceability Working GroupDepartment of Agriculture and Water ResourcesAgriculture

Executive Career Summary

Title Company Name Industry
DirectorProductivity CommissionPolicy Research
A/g Assistant SecretaryDepartment of Agriculture and Water ResourcesAgriculture