Professor Allan Fels AO is former Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and its predecessor bodies (1989-2003).
He is currently a professorial fellow in the University of Melbourne, both in the Melbourne Law School and in the Faculty of Economics and Business, an adjunct professor at Monash University in the Faculty of Business and Economics, and visiting professor at the Division of Social Sciences in the University of Oxford.
Professor Fels is former Dean of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) (2003-2012). At ANZSOG he continues to conduct training programs in governance for senior Chinese government political leaders.
He is Chair of the Australian Government Migrant Workers Taskforce. He is a member of the Global Public Advisory Board of Uber. He is former Chair of the Australian National Mental Health Commission (2012-2018). He chairs the Haven Foundation which provides accommodation, care and support for long term mentally ill people.
He is Director of the Competition Research Centre at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and international adviser of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.