Co-Dean of the Faculty and Dean of Melbourne Business School, Professor Ian Harper, has been made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for his distinguished service to education in the field of economics, and to public and monetary policy development and reform.
Professor Harper joins seven Faculty alumni and a Business and Economics Board member recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Professor Harper chaired Australia's competition policy review of 2014-2015 and served as the inaugural chairman of the Australian Fair Pay Commission between 2005 and 2009. He also serves on the board of the Reserve Bank.
"This is an incredible honour, but the credit really should go to my family, as well as my teachers and colleagues, who have supported me and challenged me throughout the course of my career,” Professor Harper said.
"It has been a privilege to help shape and support some of Australia's most important institutions."
The seven Faculty alumni recognised are:
Mrs Jennifer J Batrouney AM QC was made a Member of the Order of Australia for "significant service to the law, to the legal profession, and to women lawyers".
Mr Andrew J Burnes AO was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for "distinguished service to business, particularly through a range of travel industries, to professional tourism organisations, and to the community".
Professor Adrian H Evans OAM was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for "service to legal education, and to the law".
Mr Brian Lasky OAM was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for "service to golf".
Mr Graham K Lockwood OAM RFD ED was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for "service to the community through a range of roles".
Mr Alfred W McCarthy OAM was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for "service to the community of Yass".
Mr Peter J Turnbull AM was made a Member of the Order of Australia for "significant service to business administration, and to corporate governance institutes".
Alongside these alumni, Business and Economics Board member Ms Annette Kimmitt AM was made a Member of the Order of Australia for "significant service to business, and to gender equality."
The Queen’s Birthday Honours recognise the diverse achievements and contributions made by Australians demonstrating the values our nation holds dear – compassion, service, excellence, dedication, courage, kindness and equality.
The 2020 list included 710 recipients in the General Division and 28 recipients in the Military Division of the Order of Australia, as well as 128 meritorious awards. Congratulations to all those recognised in this year's Honours.