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David Hetherington, Executive Director

David is the founding Executive Director of Per Capita. David has previously worked at the UK's Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr), with L.E.K. Consulting in Sydney, Munich and Auckland, focusing on the natural resources, airports, and financial services sectors, and at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Commerce Centre, where he advised businesses preparing for the Olympic Games. He holds a BA with First Class Honours from UNSW and an MPA with Distinction from the London School of Economics where he won the George W. Jones Prize for Academic Achievement.

Edwina Throsby, Communications Manager

Edwina Throsby is a multi award-winning documentary maker, television producer and journalist. She has worked on programs including Q&A, Media Watch and Four Corners, as well as all of Roy and HGís Olympics Shows. She was the founding producer of the ABCís multi-platform flagship talks programme Big Ideas. Her film Dance Like Your Old Man (co-directed with Gideon Obarzanek) took out major prizes at the Melbourne International Film Festival and Flickerfest in 2007, and has received a number of international awards. Her film A Sense of Smell was a major prize-winner at the International Documentary Associationís awards in 2000, and was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in that year. She holds a BA with first class honours from Sydney University, an MA with honours from AFTRS, and is currently studying for a PhD in politics and media at UNSW.

Emily Millane, Research Fellow, Longevity and Positive Ageing Project

Emily Millane is Per Capitaís principal research fellow working on the Longevity and Positive Ageing project.

Emily has worked at Demos, a leading UK think tank. She has also practised in commercial law for national law firm Maddocks lawyers, principally providing structuring advice to companies and not-for-profits. Emily has degrees in Arts and Law from the University of Melbourne and received first class honours for her thesis on comparative Australian and New Zealand colonial history. She also holds an Australian Studentsí Prize and a Premierís Award for politics.