Chiara Varazzani is a Behavioural Science Adviser in the Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government (BETA) within the Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Prior to joining the Australian Government, Chiara worked at the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) in London and as a consultant for Influence at Work. To date, Chiara has been involved in designing and implementing trials in a broad range of policy areas, including education, public health, service delivery, public transport and gender equality. Her areas of research focuses on Neuroeconomics and evidence-based public policy. She is currently Founding Columnist for the Behavioral Scientist.
Chiara earned an M.Sc. in Cognitive Science from the École Normale Supérieure and a Ph.D. in Behavioural Neuroscience from Sorbonne Paris Cité University.