Quentin Grafton is Professor of Economics, Chairholder UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance, Executive Director of the Asia and Pacific Policy Society, and Director of the Centre for Water Economics, Environment and Policy (CWEEP) at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, an Adjunct Professor at the National University of Singapore, Honorary Professor at Lincoln University and President Elect of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. He previously served as Chief Economist and Foundation Executive Director of the Australian Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (2011-2013).
Quentin currently serves as the Director of the Food, Energy, Environment and Water (FE2W) Network which he helped found in 2014, and is the Editor in Chief of Policy Forum.net and Executive Editor of the Global Water Forum which he established in 2010.
He has served in various advisory roles, including as Chair of the International Geothermal Expert Group (2013-14), Chair of the Social and Economics Reference Panel of the Murray-Darling Basin Commission (2008-2009) and currently serves as the Chair of the Marine Estate Expert Knowledge Panel for the State of New South Wales.