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Mitchell McDonald


Mitchell is a part of ACIL Allen’s Data Science Group and has been involved in a range of business and state government projects.

About Mitchell

Mitchell is a Consultant in ACIL Allen’s Melbourne office. He is an economist and econometrician, specialising in data analytics and economic modelling for various sectors and domains, such as education, energy, health, and infrastructure.

Mitchell has experience in conducting evaluations, reviews, surveys, and analyses using various methods and tools, such as natural language processing (NLP), Power BI, and cost benefit analysis. He has contributed to several large projects for state and federal governments alongside his work with industry.

His recent project experience includes:

  • analysis of the economic benefits of a fuel efficiency standard (FES) in Australia
  • workforce development strategy for a clean economy transition
  • cost modelling for the production of nuclear medicine by ANSTO
  • evaluations for several education programs, including the rollout three-year-old kindergarten in Victoria.

Prior to joining ACIL Allen, Mitchell was a data analyst in the financial sector. He has a Master of Applied Econometrics and Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance) from the University of Melbourne.