Ester Basri

 

Ester Basri – an Australian national – is a Senior Analyst in the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, where she has been since 2006. She is responsible for the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Steering and Funding of Research Institutions as well as the coordinator of the Science, Technology and Industry Outlook publication. Prior to joining the OECD, Ester started her career managing an academic research centre, the Australian Expert Group in Industry Studies (AEGIS), at the University of Western Sydney. She then moved on to the Australian Department of Industry where she managed the Innovation Analysis Section and was part of the Prime Minister’s Mapping Science and Innovation Taskforce at the Education and Science Ministry. She holds a PhD from the Australian National University.