Hannah joined BERL in 2019 as a Research Economist. Hannah shares BERL’s passion for researching global and domestic issues to understand the impact on people and the planet.
Hannah is curious in her problem solving and seeks to develop robust research to support all New Zealanders to thrive. Hannah is particularly passionate about combating the climate and ecological challenges that the globe faces. She applies a climate and ecological lens to her projects to improve environmental outcomes. Hannah is currently undertaking a Master of Climate Change Science and Policy. She also enjoys working in Te Ao Māori and since joining BERL has worked on various projects within the Māori economy.
Hannah has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance major) from Otago University, and has completed a university exchange at Louvain School of Management in Belgium. After graduating university Hannah completed her Professional Legal Studies and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor while working at Deloitte as a Tax Consultant providing advisory services to a range of clients.
Outside of work, Hannah enjoys a range of adventures with family and friends, such as skiing, hiking, and concerts.