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Steve Hatfield-Dodds

Honorary Professor of Public Policy, Australian National University

Dr Steve Hatfield-Dodds is recognised internationally for his expertise in sustainability and climate policy, working across government, research and consulting. He has contributed to every major Australian climate policy development over the last 20 years – including the first modelling of Australia achieving net zero emissions (in 2007) and leading the economic modelling of the Australian Government’s net zero commitment in 2021.

Steve is a member of the UN International Resource Panel, Professor of Public Policy at ANU, and former Executive Director of an agriculture and resources research bureau. He holds a B.Ec (Hons) and PhD (Economics) from ANU.

Steve joined EY Port Jackson Partners in late 2021.


  • 2017–present
    Executive Director, ABARES
  • 2010–present
    Adjunct professor, ANU
  • 2022–present
    Visiting Fellow, ANU
  • 2010–2017
    Chief Coordinating Scientist, Integration Science and Public Policy, CSIRO