Anders Magnusson, Partner, BDO EconSearch

Anders Magnusson

Partner, BDO EconSearch


+61 8 7324 6192


Anders leads the BDO EconSearch team in South Australia and has seven years’ experience in economic analysis. His focus is on leveraging new technologies and administrative data for innovative analyses and communication of results, allowing him to unlock insights from the otherwise dormant data of many organisations.

Anders’ experience includes implementing economic monitoring programs, economic impact analysis and cost benefit analysis across a broad range of industries, programs and projects. His breadth of experience allows him to bring new solutions to his clients from often surprising areas where comparable problems have been previously addressed.


  • Economic research
  • Economic monitoring
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Economic impact analysis


  • Fishing and Aquaculture
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Transport and Infrastructure
  • Regional Economic Development
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Creative Industries

Key assignments

  • Member of the AFMA Economic Working Group, for Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) (current)
  • Economic and Social Indicators for Queensland’s Commercial Fisheries, for Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Queensland (2020 and 2021)
  • National Fisheries and Aquaculture Industry Contributions Study, for Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (2020)
  • Socioeconomic impact assessment of ElectraNet Interconnector (SA to NSW), for JBS&G (2019)
  • Economic Impact of the Port of Melbourne, for Port of Melbourne Corporation (2018)
  • Socio-economic impacts of the forest industry 2015/16, for Forest and Wood Products Australia (2017-2018)

  • Interim Regional Economic Analysis of SA Sustainable River Murray 3IP Project, for SA Department of Primary Industries and Regions (2017)

  • Carrapateena Project Socio-economic Assessment of Effects Report, for OZ Minerals Ltd (2016)