NZWRI has a core team of 20 members who front our deliverables. NZWRI also has a strong membership of over 70 research experts across seven research groups. Together we produce research which is relevant to policy makers in business, government and the community.
Meet the team
Gail has considerable experience leading funded projects involving both academic and industry collaborations.
Lisa’s experience spans international governmental organisations, the NZ public sector and economic consulting.
Alex's research interests comprise labour economics and social welfare.
Thomas' research interests comprise health, family, and labour economics.
Leon’s research interests include family economics, child development, and Pacific health and well-being.
Chris’ specialities include the economics of education, labour economics and more generally applied microeconomics.
Katherine’s expertise includes care/work regimes, gender and employee wellbeing, and inequality, power and voice at work.
Marcus’ research and teaching themes lie at the nexus of wellbeing and performance, entrepreneurship and HRM.
Antonio leads the World Internet Project (NZ) longitudinal survey which analyses the attitudes toward the internet and its usage in New Zealand.
Marjo leads the Map of Meaningful Work project, which creates a holistic development survey to guide meaningful work, lives and societies.
Mary works in the areas of labour economics, behavioural economics and life-course econometric modelling.
Tony was formerly at the New Zealand Treasury where he led the development of the Living Standards Framework. He is now a freelance writer and consultant.
Alex contributes to a range of research projects.
Livvy contributes to a range of research projects. She works remotely from Wellington.
Linda contributes to a range of research projects.
Florian works in labour and education economics, with some interest in regional economics.
Tamara looks after the day-to-day running of NZWRI. Her work days are Mondays, and Wednesdays - Fridays.
Douglas assists with the running of NZWRI and contributes to a range of research projects.
Who we work with
Our team consists of a number of researchers, associates and project advisors.
Q+A with the team
We sat down with our members to ask questions about their career and what they enjoy doing to unwind in their spare time.
For any general enquiries, please get in touch.