Anthony Mackay

CEO & Board Co Chair, National Center on Education and the Economy


Anthony Mackay AM is CEO and Board Co Chair of the Washington DC based National Center on Education and the Economy. He was Inaugural Chair Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL), Inaugural Deputy Chair of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), immediate past Chair, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) and immediate past Deputy Chair of New Zealand’s Education Council.

He is currently Co Chair of the National Project, Learning Creates Australia; Deputy Chancellor, Swinburne University, Melbourne; Honorary Senior Fellow, Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne and Chair, The Song Room, Australia. Anthony is Co-Founder of the Global Education Leaders Partnership (GELP), and Foundation Board Chair of the Innovation Unit Ltd, England. He is an Expert Advisor to WISE ALL- IN  & OECD/CERI & Asia Society’s Global Cities Education Network; Senior Fellow IBE UNESCO; International Advisor to Learning Forward (USA); and Director, High Resolves Global Board.

Anthony is the Moderator of the Annual International Summit on the Teaching Profession; Moderator of Ministerial Sessions and Key Debates at WISE and Moderator of OECD’s Global Education Industry Summit.