Professor Allan Fels has been Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission since November 1995. He has a five year appointment. Professor Fels was Chairman of the former Trade Practices Commission from July 1991 until November 1995. He was also Chairman of the Prices Surveillance Authority from March 1989 until October 1992. Professor Fels was formerly the Director of the Graduate School of Management, Monash University from 1985 until 1990 and is now an Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Business and Economics at Monash University.
Professor Fels is the Co-Chairman of the Joint Group on Trade Commission and Competition at the OECD.
Professor Fels graduated with degrees in Law and Economics from the University of Western Australia and has a Ph.D in Economics from Duke University, USA.