David specialises in business economics with expertise in market analysis, competition analysis, regulatory and public policy. His skills and expertise include: company strategy, mergers and acquisitions, competition risk analysis, demand forecasting, regulatory strategy, economic impact analysis, pricing and strategy.
David’s clients include major corporations in the retail, hospitality, financial and logistics sectors. He has also undertaken numerous projects for government including Commonwealth, state and local government agencies.
Prior to joining Sapere, David held senior economic advisory roles at NERA Economic Consulting and Deloitte Access Economics. Previously, he was Group Manager Government and Regulatory Affairs at Sensis (Telstra Corporation) and Strategic Policy Manager at Telecom New Zealand. He has also served as Manager, Enterprise and Innovation Policy for the New Zealand Treasury.
David holds a BSocSc (Hons) from the University of Waikato.