Ellen Witte


Senior Associate, Partner and Director
SGS Economics and Planning

Ellen is one of SGS’ leading housing experts and the lead researcher behind the National Rental Affordability Index. She is a regular media commentator on topics such as housing affordability, intergenerational changes and climate change.

She has worked with a range of State departments and the community housing sector to explore solutions for housing affordability in the areas of commissioning social and affordable housing, planning mechanisms and contributions, the attraction of institutional investment into the sector and wider policies affecting housing affordability in general. Ellen has over 17 years of experience in consultancy. Ellen has extensive experience in social, environmental and economic impact assessments, financial feasibility studies, cost-benefit analyses and strategic assessments of facilities and land use projects.