Hugh Jorgensen

Hugh Jorgensen is currently completing post-graduate studies in Europe. Previously he worked as a Research Associate with the G20 Studies Centre at the Lowy Institute, where his work focused on economic, political and governance aspects of the G20 agenda.  He holds a double degree in Economics and Arts (Political Science/International Relations) from the University of Queensland and was awarded first class honours for his thesis on ‘the institutional evolution of the G20 post the global financial crisis.’ Hugh has previously worked as a researcher for an ARC-funded comparative banking project (looking at the pre- and post-crisis experience of banks in Australia, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom), as a project spokesperson for the United Nations Department of Public Information and as a tutor of globalisation and international political economy. In 2008 he was awarded a scholarship to study economics at Bocconi University in Milan, and in 2014 an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship from the European Commission to commence a Masters of Public Policy in a joint program run by the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Hague, and the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.