Behavioural Exchange 2014 is the world’s first global public policy behavioural insights conference, featuring the following expert academics and practitioners from around the world.  

Plenary Speakers

Max H. Bazerman

Max H. Bazerman

Co-Chair of the Harvard Behavioural Insights Group

Max Bazerman is Co-Chair of the Harvard Behavioural Insights Group. He is also the Co-Director of the Center for Public Leadership (with .... Read more

David Halpen

David Halpen

CEO of the UK Behavioural Insights Team

David Halpern is the Chief Executive of the UK Behavioural Insight Team, widely known as the 'Nudge Unit' and has also recently been... Read more

Speaker Nicholas Gruen

Nicholas Gruen

CEO of Lateral Economics and Chair of The Federal Government’s Innovation Australia Board

Nicholas Gruen is a widely published policy economist, entrepreneur and commentator... Read More

David Laibson

David Laibson

Member of the Harvard Behavioural Insights Group

David Laibson is the Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Laibson is also a member of the National Bureau of Economic... Read more

speaker Donald Low

Donald Low

Mr Donald Low is Associate Dean (Research and Executive Education) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Besides leading the School’s executive education efforts, he also has administrative oversight of the School’s research centres and heads its... Read More

Speaker Michael Norton

Michael Norton

Member of the Harvard Behavioural Insights Group

Michael Norton is an Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Marketing Unit and Marvin Bower Fellow at the Harvard Business School... Read more

speaker Maya Shanker 

Maya Shankar

Senior Advisor at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Maya Shankar is Senior Advisor to the Deputy Director at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She leads the Social and Behavioral Sciences... Read more

Speaker Cass Sunstein 

Cass R. Sunstein

Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School

Cass Sunstein is currently the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He graduated in 1975 from Harvard College and in... Read more

Speaker Richard Thaler

Richard H. Thaler

Director of the Center for Decision Research at the University of Chicago

Richard Thaler is the Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics and Director of the Center for... Read more

Speaker Thia Jang Ping

Dr Thia Jang Ping

Director Transformation Office, Security and Resilience Programme,Ministry of Finance; Director Public Economics, Civil Service College

Thia Jang Ping is the Director of the Transformation Office, and the Security and Resilience Programme Directorate in the Ministry of Finance... Read more


Stream Speakers

Speaker Michael Hiscox

Michael Hiscox

Director of the STAR Lab and Professor at Harvard University

Michael Hiscox is the Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University. He received his BEcon (First Class Honours) from the... Read more

Speaker Michael Pratt

 Michael Pratt

Customer Service Commissioner for the NSW Government and Chair of the NSW Customer Advisory Board

Michael Pratt has an extensive career in banking and wealth management throughout Australia, ... Read more

 Speaker Jane Treadwell

 Jane Treadwell

Recently the CEO of DesignGov, the Australian Centre for Excellence in Public Sector Design

Jane Treadwell has worked in many transformative roles for state and federal agencies and international organisations since the 1980s... Read more