Dr Rebecca Huntley
Travels from: New South Wales
One of Australia's top researchers on social and consumer trends
Categories: Futurists & Future Trends
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Dr Rebecca Huntley is one of Australians foremost researchers on social and consumer trends. She has a background in publishing, academia and politics. She holds degrees in law and film studies and a PhD in Gender Studies.
For nearly 9 years, Rebecca was the Director of The Mind & Mood Report, Australia's longest running social trends report, founded by Hugh Mackay. She is the author of numerous books including 'The World According to Y: Inside the New Adult Generation', 'Eating Between the Lines: food and equality in Australia', 'The Italian Girl' and 'Does Cooking Matter?'.
Rebecca is a regular contributor to essay collections, magazines, newspapers and online publications. She was a feature writer for Australian Vogue, a columnist for BRW and the presenter of RN Drive on a Friday.
She is on the Artistic Advisory Board of the Bell Shakespeare Company, an adjunct senior lecturer at the School of Social Sciences at The University of New South Wales and a board member of The Whitlam Institute. Dr Huntley has worked with a wide variety of clients from banks and FMCG companies to NGOs, charities, unions and political parties.
Rebecca is a highly sought after commentator on social trends on radio, in print and on television.