Brad is an Economist at Infometrics and has been with us since July 2015. He is responsible interacting with clients and providing key regional economic insights. Brad often writes industry- and region-specific economic analysis articles, focusing on current and emerging trends as well as key topics of interest to clients.
Brad is currently building a framework to measure regional wellbeing, allowing local leaders and their communities to better understand how their area functions and design innovative actions to improve the wellbeing of the wider community.
A regular in the media, Brad is often found discussing current events and how these could affect the economy. He also has a hand in guiding and leading economic consulting projects, particularly in the areas of regional economic impact assessments and policy costings.
Originally from Whangarei, Brad has completed his undergraduate studies at Victoria University of Wellington, finishing with a BCom and BA (majoring in Economics, Public Policy, International Relations and Political Science). He’s interested in the fiscal and public implications of economics, alongside wellbeing and advancing regional growth.
Outside of work, Brad’s an active and engaged member of the Wellington community. He is currently a member of the Wellington City Youth Council, the Citizens Health Council (advising the Capital and Coast DHB), the Asia New Zealand Foundation Leadership Network, and the Wellington District Licensing Committee. In 2016, he was announced as New Zealand’s Queen’s Young Leader and has met with the Queen on three occasions.