Warwick McKibbin is the Director of the ANU Research School of Economics. He is a non resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C.; a Professorial Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy; and president of McKibbin Software Group. Professor McKibbin was a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia for a decade until July 2011. He has worked at the Reserve Bank of Australia, Japanese Ministry of Finance, US Congressional Budget Office and World Bank and advises governments and corporations globally.
His research project entitled, 'Macro economics: Climate Change & Energy' focusses on rapid global economic growth, particularly in China and India, and its important implications for global energy use as well as causing a rapid rise in greenhouse gas emissions with implication for climate change. Thiis program focuses on the importance of energy use and climate change as well as the associated policy responses on the macro-economy.