Quentin Grafton is Professor of Economics, Chairholder UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance and Director of the Centre for Water Economics, Environment and Policy (CWEEP) at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University.
He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, an Adjunct Professor at the National University of Singapore, Honorary Professor at Lincoln University and President (2017–18) of the Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
Quentin previously served as Chief Economist and Foundation Executive Director of the Australian Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (2011–2013).
Quentin currently serves as the Director of the Food, Energy, Environment and Water (FE2W ) Network which he helped found in 2014, as Editor in Chief of Policy Forum.net that was established in 2014 and as Executive Editor of the Global Water Forum which he founded in 2010.
He has served in various advisory roles, including as Chair of the International Geothermal Expert Group (2013–14) and Chair of the Social and Economics Reference Panel of the Murray-Darling Basin Commission (2008–2009).
He has previously contributed advice to Expert Working Groups of two ACOLA studies: Project 6 Engineering Energy: Unconventional Gas Production and Project 7 Australia’s Agricultural Future.