Allan Fels AO

Professor Allan Fels AO

Former Dean and now the Professor of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG)

Allan Fels AO is Dean of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG).  This school was established by the Governments of Australia and New Zealand and the State and Territory Governments of Australia, in conjunction with fifteen leading Australian and New Zealand universities.

Professor Fels was Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) from 1995 until 2003; the Trade Practices Commission from 1991 to 1995; and the Prices Surveillance Authority from 1989 to 1992.  He was co-chair of the OECD Trade and Competition Committee from 1996 to 2003.

Professor Fels was Director of the Graduate School of Management of Monash University, and Professor of Administration at Monash University from 1984 until 1991. He is Professor in the Faculty of Economics and Business at Monash University, and a Professorial Fellow in the Department of Political Science at the University of Melbourne. He is a fellow of the Academy of Social Science of Australia.

Professor Fels is or has recently been a member of a number of advisory boards to the Australian Government, including:

Professor Fels was awarded the Order of Australia in 2001.