Speakers Profile - Jessica Irvine

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Jessica Irvine is one of Australia's most respected economics and finance commentators, noted for her ability to explain complex ideas in an easy-to-understand - and often amusing - way.

A veteran of 15 federal budgets, today she is senior economics writer for Nine Entertainment’s newspapers, including The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

In 2012, she was appointed National Economics Editor of News Corp Australia’s metropolitan mastheads, including Sydney’s Daily Telegraph and Melbourne’s Herald Sun.

Jessica is a regular commentator on television and radio, including Channel 9’s Today Show and the ABC’s Q&A and The Drum programs.

Jessica has an honours degree in Economics (Social Sciences) from The University of Sydney and is the author of two books: "Zombies, bananas and why there are no economists in heaven" and "The bottom line diet”.