In partnership with

Elisabeth Costa


Director of Consumers, Economics Growth and Energy

Elisabeth is the Director of Consumers, Economic Growth and Energy at the Behavioural Insights Team. Prior to joining BIT Elisabeth held senior roles at the Australian Treasury and completed her postgraduate studies at Harvard Law School.

Elisabeth was the lead author of BIT’s recent report ‘Applying behavioural insights to regulated markets’, and is leading the team’s policy and trials on pensions, savings and financial behaviour. Most recently, she has led the Financial Capability Lab, a partnership with the Money Advice Service which has employed a mixed methods approach of lab testing and qualitative research to rapidly test ideas to increase financial capability.

Policy Areas

Productivity