Chief Financial - Chief Operations Officer


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About CEDA

CEDA – the Committee for Economic Development of Australia – is an independent, membership-based think tank. . In 2020, CEDA celebrates its 60th anniversary. 

Working with our members, we identify policy issues that matter for Australia’s future and pursue solutions that deliver better economic and social outcomes for the greater good. 

We deliver on our purpose by:

  • Undertaking research to understand the most important issues Australia faces. 
  • Creating platforms to inform, stimulate ideas and promote debate of critical issues. 
  • Facilitating collaboration to inspire innovative and progressive policy solutions. 
  • Influencing decision makers by delivering compelling evidence and recommendations and advocating in support of our positions. 
CEDA has 770 members. Our cross-sector membership spans every state and territory and includes Australia's leading businesses, community organisations, government departments and academic institutions. 

CEDA is a national organisation with offices in every state. We offer flexible working conditions, a strong commitment to training and development and an additional week of leave at year end.

We are committed to demonstrating our values across all areas of our business:
  • We are open, honest and trusted
  • We are curious about ideas and opportunities
  • We succeed together
  • We are brave in our approach and ambitions
  • We are passionate about working with our members for the greater good.

At the helm of CEDA is Chief Executive, Melinda Cilento and National Chairman, Diane Smith-Gander AO.