Rob is a Principal Consultant with over 25 years’ experience in quantitative economic research, modelling and analysis. Rob has extensive experience analysing regional economies, sectors, labour markets, immigration and the tertiary education sector in New Zealand, the UK and in Australia.
Rob has expertise in carrying out workforce environmental scans to inform workforce development strategies and has recently completed a wide range of consultancy projects such as an analysis of the barriers that Māori face entering and remaining in the health workforce, valuing the economic contribution of unpaid carers, an economic analysis of the Software as a Service (SaaS) sector, and the post-pandemic outlook for the Arts and Creative sector.
Rob is also spearheading the continued development of our new skills product, the Regional Skills Outlook, which provides insights into the skills pipeline and future skill needs across regions and sectors.
Rob has an MSc in Economics from Warwick University and a BA (Hons, 1st class) in Economics from the University of the West of England in the UK.
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