Professor Warren Hogan


Honorary award citaton

At the 4pm ceremony on Friday, December 8, Professor Warren Hogan, an economist whose career in academe, government and business spans 50 years and several countries, will receive a Doctor of Economics honoris causa for his distinguished career and his outstanding contribution to Australian business and finance.

Educated at the University of Auckland and the Australian National University, he has an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Newcastle where he was inaugural Dean of Economics and Commerce before joining the University of Sydney as Professor of Economics.

He has been a Federal Government adviser and a member of various company boards. A director of Westpac Banking Corporation and subsidiaries since 1986, he currently chairs the Board's Credit and Market Risk Committee.

His work overseas includes posts in Pakistan for the Harvard University Development Advisory Service and for the World Bank in Washington, D.C., with missions mostly to the Philippines. He worked in Pakistan, India, Malaysia and Thailand on industrialisation and trade projects sponsored by the Nuffield Foundation; and he was involved in industrialisation and trade initiatives in Papua New Guinea for the National Investment and Development Authority.


Doctor of Economics honoris causa