Gareth is the Managing Director of Infometrics Ltd a privately owned and operated company. It offers a range of economic consulting and forecasting services on commercial terms to companies, business organisations and government departments.
Since being founded in 1983 the company has built a reputation for rigorous and independent work,
delivered on time and within budget. The company has a range of economic models and modelling
expertise to apply to specific consulting projects.
Infometrics presentations are widely regarded as very entertaining, thought-provoking and professional and use the latest multi-media techniques.
The company is based on a team of six professional economists plus support staff. Gareth is general manager of the economics team at Infometrics. He is involved in producing the firm's regular forecasts and news analysis service, providing regular updates on trends in economic data for clients. He also regularly does presentations to clients on the economic outlook relevant to their industry. Gareth's primary areas of expertise are financial markets and the building and property sector, and he has completed a number of consulting jobs examining the residential construction industry.
Gareth graduated with a masters degree in economics from the University of Canterbury in 1998, and joined Infometrics early the following year.
He also spent a summer working at the Reserve Bank in 1997/98.