Cassandra Winzar


Duty of Care Report

Friday 14 October 2022

9:10am – 9:40am

Speaker Bio

Cassandra Winzar is an economist and policy professional with broad experience across the private and public sectors. Cassandra is currently Senior Economist with CEDA – the Committee for Economic Development of Australia. In this role Cassandra provides economic and policy analysis on the WA and national economies and leads CEDA’s national research program on delivering better human services, including into the Aged Care sector. Cassandra is also Chair of the WA Women in Economics Network.  

Prior to joining CEDA she was Principal Economist at the WA Department of Communities (Housing Authority) where she focused on WA economic conditions, housing related research and the social impacts of economic change. This role included running the state government’s Housing Industry Forecasting Group.  

Cassandra was previously the WA based Economist for the Reserve Bank of Australia where she undertook extensive liaison with the business, government and not-for-profit sectors. Cassandra started her career in Transfer Pricing at EY. Cassandra has a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) from the University of Western Australia.