Meet the team

At BERL, our skilled team of consultants have a diverse range of experience in economic analysis and econometric modelling, research and monitoring, stakeholder and community engagement, strategic and business planning, organisational and business processes, and public policy. Using our collective experience, we work with our clients to understand complex problems, and to identify and implement solutions using evidence-based and data-informed frameworks, insights, and processes.

Hillmarè is skilled in strategic and business planning, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and effective communication with governing bodies and stakeholders.

Director / Chief Economist
BCom (Economics), MBA

Mark has more than 40 years’ experience in applied economics research and consulting.

Principal Consultant
BA (Hons) (Economics and Geography), MSc (Transport Management and Planning)

Amanda is skilled in integrated research methodologies, stakeholder engagement, and strategic planning and business advisory services.

Principal Consultant
PGDipHealSci (Human Nutrition), MPhil (1st Class Hons)

Nadine is the organisation glue of BERL, setting BERL’s high standards of quality, productivity, and efficiency.

Operations Manager
MBA - in progress

Nick is an experienced consultant, who has delivered a wide range of economic and policy projects across the public and private sector.

Senior Consultant
BMS (Economics), LLB

Hugh is skilled in research design, economic modelling, economic analysis, and data management.

Data Manager
BBS (Economics), GradDipBusStuds (Finance), PGDipBusAdmin (Economics)

Konrad is highly skilled in numerical modelling, and translating the results of this into useful and valuable insights.

Econometrician
BCom (Economics and Accounting), BCom (Economics) (Hons), Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA)

Hannah is skilled in analysis, research, policy, stakeholder engagement, and strategic planning.

Consultant
LLB, BCom (Finance), MCCSP - in progress

Connor is skilled at analysing and interpreting datasets, trend analysis, and researching.

Analyst
BCom (Economics and Commercial Law)

Urvashi is skilled in quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, and economic modelling.

Analyst
BBus (Economics and International Business), MCom (Economics) (1st Class Hons)

Kel has been with BERL for over 50 years, and still gets a kick out of delving into what drives the shape of the country, the use of resources like land and water, and how that affects peoples’ economic wellbeing. 

Associate
MAgrSci (Hons) (AgEcon)

Jane is a social anthropologist with expertise in the analysis of the economy and the way this intersects with gender, political economy, and the anthropology of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Associate
PhD (Economic Anthropology), MA (Anthropology and Development Studies, 1st Class Hons), BA (Anthropology and Spanish)

Nathaniel is an academic economist skilled in CGE modelling and macroeconomic analysis.

Associate
PhD, BCA(1st Class Hons), GDCom, BCom

At BERL, cultural fit and attitude are just as important as skills and experience. We look for people who are enthusiastic about their work and motivated to succeed, and enjoy working as part of a team.

We’re always on the lookout for talented and inspired people with a broad skillset who enjoy complex, challenging, and varied work. If you are interested in joining the BERL team, please send your CV and more about your interest in our work to info@berl.co.nz.