Professor Shaun Goldfinch is the Western Government Chair in Public Administration and Policy at ANZSOG

The Australian and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) has established a presence in Western Australia with the appointment of Professor Shaun Goldfinch as the inaugural ANZSOG WA Government Chair in Public Administration and Policy at Curtin University in Perth.  Shaun joins ANZSOG from the New Zealand public service and the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations at Victoria University Wellington.  He is based within the John Curtin Institute of Public Policy (JCIPP) in Perth.

An established researcher, teacher and consultant in a range of fields including public management, administration, governance, public policy, development, conflict, fragile states and criminal justice, Shaun has published five books and more than 50 articles and chapters.  He has previously held positions at the Universities of Nottingham, Otago and Canterbury, the American University of Sharjah, and the University of the South Pacific; as well as visiting positions in Japan.