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Allan Fels


Allan Fels is an economist, lawyer and public servant, best known for his eight year tenure as the inaugural chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

One of Australia’s most prominent and influential economic and regulatory figures of modern times, Fels remains an active board member, educator, administrator and adviser for a diverse range of businesses and organisations – across governance and political science, mental health, transport and economics. He was made an officer of the Order of Australia in 2001.

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