Ambassador Alexander Robert William Robson took up his duties as Permanent Representative of Australia to the OECD on 17 April 2019.
Mr. Robson holds a Master of Arts and Ph.D in Economics from the University of California, (2001), as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics from James Cook University (1994).
In 1994, Mr. Robson joined the Australian Treasury as a Graduate Economist. From 2001 until 2007, he was a Lecturer in Economics at the Australian National University.
From 2008 until 2009, Mr. Robson occupied the position of Senior Economic Adviser at the Office of the Leader of the Opposition.
From 2009 to 2011, he was Director of Deloitte Access Economics. In 2011, Mr. Robson became Director of Economic Policy Analysis Program at Griffith University, holding this position until 2015.
In 2015, Mr. Robson was appointed Senior Economic Adviser and Chief Economist in the Office of the Prime Minister of Australia.
Prior to taking up his duties as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the OECD in 2019, Mr. Robson held the position of Managing Director at FTI Consulting.