New South Wales

ABE presents a briefing and discussion with Anna Hughes


From: Thursday June 15, 2023, 12:15 pm

To: Thursday June 15, 2023, 2:00 pm

We're pleased to present a lunchtime briefing and discussion with

Ms Anna Hughes

Chief Executive Officer
Australian Office of Financial Management

“A break in the weather. Enjoying a period of blue skies during a pattern of bad weather”

AOFMs new CEO will offer her first impressions on the AOFM and the year ahead. She’ll provide her perspectives on the improving budgetary position, the AOFMs funding task and the organisation’s move into the sustainable financing world while elaborating on AOFMs continued excellent market access despite ongoing market turbulence.

Time: 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: Sofitel Wentworth Sydney, Phillip Street
Lunch includes two courses and beverages.
Cost: $220 members, $265 non-members, $2000 tables of 8 eight guests

Registration in advance is essential. Booking fees apply. Register and pay online here

Ms Hughes has agreed to take questions from the audience.
Enquiries: or call 0419 256 339

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Anna Hughes was appointed CEO of the AOFM in January 2023. She has extensive domestic and international experience across both the private and public sectors with her most recent position being the Deputy Under Treasurer of the South Australian Department of Treasury and Finance. Anna was previously CEO of the South Australian Government Financing Authority (SAFA) which manages debt, liquidity and financial assets, and operates as the state’s captive insurer and fleet manager. SAFA also provides financial advice and administers hundreds of loans on behalf of the Treasurer.

Anna’s private sector experience includes twelve years with S&P Global Ratings as an analyst and APAC Managing Director. Her asset class experience includes governments, financing vehicles, multi-lateral institutions, government-related corporate entities and non-bank financial institutions.

An INSEAD Global Executive MBA graduate, Anna also has a Bachelors degree in Economics and Resource Economics and a Masters in Science.

This is briefing is sponsored by:

Australian Business Economists (ABE) aims to encourage greater understanding of economic issues by fostering debate in the financial markets, business and commercial sectors and across the community in general. Visit us at:

Australian Business Economists
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Sofitel Wentworth Sydney

Phillip St, Sydney NSW 2000

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