ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Geoff Buchanan

Title / Role: 
Policy Analyst and Research Manager
Team: 
Policy & Development Team
Phone: 
02 6202 7222
Contact about: 
Community sector policy; homelessness
Bio: 

Geoff joined ACTCOSS in 2015 as a Policy and Research Officer and became the Policy Analyst and Research Manager in October 2016. This position was initially created to support sector engagement in the development of an industry plan for the community services sector in the ACT. His responsibilities are sector policy and homelessness. 

Geoff has over a decade of policy research experience, having worked at the Australian National University and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies before joining ACTCOSS. He has a multidisciplinary social science background with a focus on social policy and economics and has completed a Master of Geographical Science at the ANU. He has a longstanding research interest in the relationships between the community, government and market sectors.