About us


We help you make sense of economic problems. Infometrics provides industry, regional, and general economic analysis and forecasts that assist organisations in making their planning, policy, and strategic decisions.

Leave the data collection and analysis to us and let your staff concentrate on important strategic issues.

Economic thinking and advice provides an improved framework for decision-making. Infometrics assists our clients in understanding the economic forces which affect their businesses or organisations.  We use a variety of approaches to understand each client’s economic questions. We use straightforward reports, interactive web-based products and engaging seminars to communicate how the economy will affect each client’s business.

Infometrics’ highly qualified team delivers research that is rigorous and understandable, delivered on time and within budget.


Company history

Under the leadership of Andrew Whiteford and Gareth Kiernan, Infometrics brings together a wide range of skills and research interests, and a detailed understanding of the economic issues at work in New Zealand.  We take pride in our independent, impartial and unequivocal approach, and look forward to further challenging mind-sets over the coming years.

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Meet our economists

When planning for the future, it’s a good idea to talk to economists who understand the economic context of your business or organisation. Give Infometrics a call – you’ll speak to an economist who has a wide range of skills and research interests, and a detailed understanding of the economic issues at work in New Zealand.

Regional & Industry

Andrew Whiteford
Managing Director
021 212 3864

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Gareth Kiernan
Chief Forecaster
021 119 3876

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Adolf Stroombergen
Chief Economist
021 990 066

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Board of Directors

Dr Amanda Lynn
Independent Chair
04 909 7612

Board of Directors

Chris Whelan
Independent Director

Brad Olsen
Principal Economist, Director
021 253 5646

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David Friggens
Technical Lead
04 909 7612

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Rob Heyes
Senior Economist
021 147 9662

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Nick Brunsdon
Senior Economist
027 322 1686

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Paul Barkle
04 909 7612

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Andrew Beattie
04 909 7612

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Carl Hodder
Senior Data Analyst
04 909 7612

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Robin Richard Arulanantham
Software Developer
04 909 7612

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Lily Stelling
Economic Assistant
04 909 7612

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Jacqui Clarke
Communications and Client Engagement Lead
04 909 7612

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David Kennedy
Associate Economist
04 909 7612

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Dirk van Seventer
Associate Economist
04 909 7612

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Dave Grimmond
Associate Economist
04 909 7612

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Community Profile

We support our community, and make sure we contribute actively to it. We pride ourselves on presenting our clients with objectivity and passion. These things are best achieved by understanding both the community that we work with and the community of our clients.

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If you are looking for a career in economics and are keen to apply your skills in a commercially-oriented small business environment, then we would like to hear from you – we may have a position that would suit you.  Please contact us if you are interested in pursuing an economics career at Infometrics.

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