Kerry Bodle

Dr Kerry Bodle is a descendant of the Karendali, Kalali & Wakka Wakka First Nation Peoples and the first indigenous accounting academic with a PHD and CPA qualification. Kerry is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Academic Director for Griffith Business School at Griffith University. She is a chief investigator on the Australian research council project for empowering indigenous businesses through improved financial literacy, and an active member of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee, the Griffith Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy Committee, Griffith Business School Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Grow Our Own committee, the Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Curriculum Development and Implementation committee, the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), AFAANZ, and the Indigenous Research Network (IRN).


Boyd Blackwell

Dr Boyd Blackwell is President of ANZSEE and a visiting researcher with the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) at the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra. He was previously Principal Research Leader of the Enduring Community Value from Mining project of the Cooperative Research Centre for Remote Economic Participation managed by Ninti One Ltd. The research of these institutions is designed to improve the wellbeing of remote people, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Dr Blackwell also has over 20 years of experience in valuing non-market goods and services including environmental, ecosystem, and social and cultural goods and services.


Boyd Hunter

Professor Boyd Hunter works at the Centre for Social Research Methods, at the Australian National University in Canberra. He is an economist who has been grappling with policy issues in Indigenous labour markets and the social exclusion of Indigenous Australians for over 25 years. He has recently stepped down as President of the Australian Society of Labour Economics and has been the Managing Editor/Editor of the Australian Journal of Labour Economics and the Australian Journal of Social Issues. His main area of research and teaching involve the economic history of ‘The Indigenous Economy’ and the renewal Indigenous economies.