Tim is a versatile consultant with a sharp economic focus and proven track record as a clear communicator who helps clients define and resolve challenges.
Tim’s analysis and problem-solving capabilities draw on both his economics expertise and engineering background. He combines a natural affinity for numbers with effective written communication and robust application of relevant analytical frameworks and methodologies.
Tim’s background gives him a sound foundation in project practice and client relationship management. In his earlier roles as a structural integrity engineer at a Wellington-based consultancy, and as a process design engineer at a major New Zealand company, he developed strong skills in helping clients define the issues important to them, and identifying practical, evidence-based solutions.
At MartinJenkins Tim has worked on economic impact assessments and economic development projects requiring detailed analysis, modelling, stakeholder engagement and the exploration of options with clients to remedy identified issues. These include:
• a regional economic impact assessment of Barque field development scenarios for New Zealand Oil and Gas
• the West Coast regional growth study and action plan for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
• economic analysis of a proposed new air ambulance operating model for Life Flight Trust
• cost modelling of New Zealand’s rural fire service for Fire and Emergency New Zealand.
Tim has a Masters in Professional Economics (Victoria) and a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons, Canterbury).