Dr Michael Fotheringham
Dr Michael Fotheringham has held leadership roles at the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute since 2014. As Managing Director he is responsible for setting the national housing research agenda and curating an internationally lauded policy research evidence base on housing, homelessness and urban issues.
Michael is a member of the national council of National Shelter, and currently serves on a variety of expert advisory panels including the Australian Government’s Urban Policy Forum, the Housing Supply Expert Panel, the Greater Cities Commission Peak Reference Group, ANZSOG Research Council, Social Policy Research Centre Advisory Board, the Homes for Homes Housing Advisory Group, and is a former non-executive director of Homelessness Australia.
Michael provides expert advice to Commonwealth and State Ministers, and is sought for evidence-informed advice by senior policy makers in Australia and internationally. He is an in-demand media spokesperson, conference speaker, and event facilitator.