Brad Olsen


Brad Olsen

 

Senior Economist and Director at Infometrics 

 

Brad Olsen is a Senior Economist and Director at Infometrics and is a leading economic commentator across New Zealand who focuses on getting useful information to businesses, decision makers and the public. He is a member of the Asia New Zealand Foundation Leadership Network and travelled to China in September 2019 to attend the “Opening the Doors to the West” Business Forum. In 2019 he was also named as one of the Foundation’s 25 under 25 to watch as someone who holds the key to New Zealand’s future relationship with Asia.

At present he is focused on the economic effects of COVID-19 and the reimagination of the New Zealand economy, as jobs are lost, business practices change and a “new” normal emerges. An active member of the community, Brad is New Zealand’s youngest Justice of the Peace and in March 2021 was named 2020 Young Wellingtonian of the Year.