Peter Gregory is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. He focuses on development economics, entrepreneurship in developing countries, free market solutions to poverty and sport. He has also been an author and member of the editorial team for the IPA’s weekly email Hey… What did I miss?
Peter has featured on ABC Radio National as well as various state and community radio stations and his articles have appeared in most major Australian newspapers including The Australian, The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Courier Mail. He has also had pieces published in major newspapers in South Africa, Cambodia, Uganda and India.
He was the presenter in the IPA’s Free Markets: The Key to Human Flourishing in Cambodia video shot on location in Cambodia.
Peter has presented his work at various conferences around Australia, the United States and at Oxford University. In 2014 he was a member of the Planning Group for the Y20 conference in Sydney – the youth counterpart of that year’s G20 conference.
Prior to joining the IPA Peter worked in the Latin America, Middle East and Asia Team at World Vision Australia and in the Research and Development Team of the Small Enterprise Foundation - a microfinance institution in South Africa.
He joined the IPA after becoming disillusioned with the prevailing poverty alleviation orthodoxy of the development sector.
Peter completed an Honours degree in Political Science at Monash University and is in the final stages of a PhD in development economics at RMIT.