Our People

  • Our expert team provides solutions with our unique knowledge of multi-disciplinary problems, data sources, and methodologies
  • Eilya is the Director of Principal Economics. Eilya brings to the projects a unique combination of knowledge, experience, strong leadership and management skills. Eilya is experienced in managing large teams of applied researchers and has led a wide range of high-profile infrastructure projects in New Zealand.

    Before founding Principal Economics Eilya was a Principal Economist and the Head of Quantitative Analysis Team at New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER). Prior to that, when Auckland was in the middle of its recent housing crisis, Eilya was at the Chief Economist Unit of Auckland Council. Before that Eilya was lecturing at the University of Auckland. Before that Eilya was the CE of a mineral water manufacturing and was a partner at a holding company active in urban planning and construction, Information Technology and economic advice