Chief Economist and Statistician, Australian Financial Security Authority
River Paul leads the statistics and economic analysis team at the Australian Financial Security Authority, promoting the use of data and analysis for informed decision making. This team provides analytical services to all divisions within AFSA to shape and improve outcomes. River’s team also provide a statistics service to the broader community. This service includes the regular publication of statistics, facilitating research and providing data and specialist statistical services. River has worked in this field in the government sector since 2004. She is co-chair of the Business Analytics Section of the Statistical Society of Australia.