Stephen Anthony is a highly experienced macroeconomist and fiscal policy specialist with over twenty years of experience. Prior to his current role at ISA, he was the Director of Budget and Forecasting at the economic modelling firm Macroeconomics and has worked as a senior policy officer at both the Federal Treasury and Department of Finance in Canberra in fiscal policy and budget analysis.

Stephen is also a prominent economic forecaster.  He contributes to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s quarterly survey of market economists.  He is a three time winner of The Age / Sydney Morning Herald Business Day Economic Survey for 2014, 2016 and 2017 which includes a panel of around 25 market, academic and consultant economists.