Nicholas Gruen, is a widely published policy economist, entrepreneur and thought leader who has had regular columns in the Courier Mail, the Australian Financial Review, the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald.
He has advised Cabinet Ministers, sat on Australia’s Productivity Commission and founded Lateral Economics and Peach Financial. He chairs
- The Australian Centre for Social Innovation;
- The Deakin University Arts Participation Incubator
- The Open Knowledge Foundation (Australian Chapter)
He is Patron of the Australian Digital Alliance, which brings together Australia’s libraries, universities, and major providers of digital infrastructure such as Google and Yahoo. He is a member of the Council of the National Library of Australia.