Allan Fels

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Allan Fels
Professor Allan Fels AO is an Australian economist, lawyer and public servant.

He was most widely known in his role as chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) from its inception in 1995 until June 2003. Prof Fels then became foundation dean of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) until January 2013.

In 2001, he was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for services to Australian competition policy through the development and regulation of trade practices and consumer protection, and to public education in relation to consumer law and its implications for business and commerce.

Prof Fels completed a Law/Economics degree at the University of Western Australia, a PhD in Economics from Duke University, and has an Honorary Doctorate in Economics from the University of Western Australia

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