Samuel Wills

External Research Associate in Economics at University Of Sydney

Samuel Wills is an External Research Associate at the University of Sydney. His work in macroeconomics and finance focuses on how countries can best manage their natural resource wealth. Previously he has been an Assistant Professor at the University of Sydney, and an ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow at the University of Oxford. He has done commissioned work for the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the governments of Ghana, Iraq, Libya and Uganda on natural resource policy; and has worked for the Bank of England, Australia’s Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and McKinsey and Co. He completed a DPhil in Economics at Oxford in 2014 for which he was named the David Walton scholar. Samuel also holds an MPhil in Economics (Oxford) and a BCom in Actuarial Studies and Finance (Honours I and University Medal, UNSW).