Professor Allan Fels AO 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 Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (1995-2003) and its predecessor bodies. Professor Fels is former Dean of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG). Professor Fels was Chair of the National Mental Health Commission of Australia from 2012-2018. He is now Commissioner on the Victorian Royal Commission into Mental Health.
He is Electricity Price Commissioner, and the Emergency Services Levy Insurance Monitor, both for the Government of New South Wales. He is a Director of the Chinese Competition Research Centre at the University of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) as well as an international adviser to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). He is a member of the Global Public Advisory Board of Uber. He is Chair of the Visy Australasia Governance Board (Australia’s largest private business). He is author of Tough Customer (Melbourne University Press 2019).