Heather Cotching Senior Advisor, Behavioural Science Team, Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government (BETA)

Heather Cotching

Heather Cotching is the Senior Advisor of the Behavioural Science team in BETA (the Behavioural Economics Team of Australia). Her team is responsible for leading BETA’s diagnosis of behavioural biases across public policy issues and helping to design ‘nudges’ to prompt changes in human behaviour. Heather has a degree in economics and has worked across government for more than a decade, including in Treasury, the Murray-Darling Basin Authority and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.