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Hassan Noura

Associate Partner, Sydney
Helps government entities across Australia design and implement major economic strategies and market regulations

About Hassan

Hassan has more than 15 years of experience serving public-sector clients on economic strategy, market regulation, and implementation issues across Australia, Indonesia, and the Middle East.

He is passionate about working with governments to drive improved living standards and facilitate equal access to opportunities for all citizens, especially in the context of the new norm of constant economic change. Hassan speaks extensively on economic change, automation, jobs, and inclusive growth, in addition to publishing his research in these areas. He is also a keen observer of disruptive economic forces around the world.

Examples of his recent client work include the following:

  • conducting a number of regulatory-pricing reviews in disability markets across Australia
  • developing a government strategy and delivery plan to support overseas expansion of more than 100 major companies
  • designing the foreign-trade strategy, including modelling the potential economic impact of prospective free trade agreements
  • developing a fiscal strategy to reduce budget deficit, with initiatives related to both expenditure and revenue
  • curating options for the next generation of skills-based labor-market policies
  • creating an economic vision and strategy for a national economic transformation

Published work

Australia’s automation opportunity: Reigniting productivity and inclusive income growth, McKinsey & Company, March 2019

Moving Saudi Arabia’s economy beyond oil, McKinsey Global Institute, December 2015

Past experience

World Bank
Public finance economist

Department of the Treasury, Australian Government
Policy analyst

Education

Princeton University
MS, economics and public policy

University of Melbourne
BA, economics