Cassandra Winzar

Cassandra Winzar

Chief Economist, CEDA

Cassandra Winzar

Cassandra Winzar was appointed CEDA’s Chief Economist in May 2023, after joining CEDA as a Senior Economist in 2020.

Cassandra leads CEDA’s research and policy work across areas including productivity, the energy transition, migration and disadvantage. As Senior Economist Cassandra led CEDA’s portfolio of research identifying practical solutions to deliver better human services for Australians. She has authored reports in Aged Care, Disadvantage and Mental Health.

Prior to joining CEDA, Cassandra was Principal Economist at the WA Department of Communities (Housing Authority). Cassandra has also held roles as the WA based Economist for the Reserve Bank of Australia, and in Transfer Pricing at EY. Cassandra is Chair of the WA Women in Economics Network. She has a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) and Bachelor of Asian Studies from the University of Western Australia.