AHURI Board welcomes new appointments

AHURI Board welcomes new appointments

The AHURI Board is pleased to welcome two new Independent Directors, Dr Tony Richards and Ms Jenny Samms.

13 Dec 2023

Dr Richards brings extensive economic research expertise and experience from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the International Monetary Fund.

He is currently the Chair of the Central Bank Digital Currency Steering Committee at the Digital Finance Cooperative Research Centre that seeks to pioneer research and commercialisation for the emerging digital finance sector.

At the RBA, he held positions of Head of Economic Research, Head of Economic Analysis and Head of Payments Policy.

Ms Samms brings a strong understanding and grounding in public policy combined with specialist expertise in social housing, First Nations housing and homelessness.

She has previously been the CEO of Aboriginal Housing Victoria and has held roles at the Victorian Department of Education, Labour, Aboriginal Affairs, Premier and Cabinet and Planning and Community Development.

The AHURI team welcomes these appointments and we look forward to working with Tony and Jenny.