People

Our people are our greatest asset.  Each member of our team has market-leading skills in their fields of expertise, a passion for information, and a genuine interest in helping our clients to achieve their objectives.  When you work with Fresh Info you can be confident you’re getting the best advice available from the best people in the market.
  • Shane Vuletich
    Managing Director

    Education

    BCom in economics (first class honours), The University of Auckland

    Contact

    shane@freshinfo.co.nz       

    +64 21 346 552

     

    Bio

    Shane is the founder and Managing Director of Fresh Info.  He has 20 years’ consulting experience in New Zealand and Australia, working on a wide range of projects for large public and private sector clients.  Shane is a highly capable economist, strategist and forecaster with a proven track record in solution design, management and delivery.


    Skills

    • Economics
    • Strategy
    • Forecasting
    • Econometrics
    • Benchmarking
    • Statistics
    • Data analysis
    • Economic modelling
    • Cost-benefit analysis
    • Economic impact analysis
    • Survey design and implementation
    • Major event evaluation

    Sectors

    • Tourism
    • Major events
    • Aviation
    • Transport
    • Government
    • Utilities
  • Ameya Rane
    Data Scientist

    Education

    MSc in quantitative economics, Indian Statistical Institute, 2016

    BTech in engineering physics, Indian Institute of Technology, 2011

    Contact

    ameya@freshinfo.co.nz

    +64 21 087 14376

    Bio

    Ameya is a highly skilled analyst with expertise in forecasting, data analysis and machine learning.  He recently applied these skills to produce high frequency energy demand forecasts for a state utility in India.


    Skills

    • Econometrics
    • Forecasting
    • Statistics
    • Data analysis
    • Consumer segmentation

    Sectors

    • Utilities
    • Tourism
    • Major events
    • Aviation
    • FMCG
  • Alexia Beer
    Senior Consultant

    Education

    BCom in economics/LLB, The University of Auckland, 1998

    Contact

    alex@freshinfo.co.nz 

    +64 21 451 523

    Bio

    Alex has 20 years' professional experience in economics, business and law.  She provides high quality analysis and advice on a wide range of projects including evaluation of public and private investment opportunities, forecasting & planning, strategic analysis, and competition & regulatory issues.


    Skills

    • Forecasting
    • Strategy
    • Data analysis
    • Business case development
    • Economic impact analysis
    • Cost-benefit analysis
    • Competition & regulatory economics

    Sectors

    • Aviation
    • Tourism
    • Telecommunication
    • Government
    • Joint ventures
  • Paramjeet Kaur
    Research Manager

    Education

    B.Sc Statistics (Hons), University of Delhi, 2012

    MA in English, Shiv Nadar University, 2016

    PhD in English Literature, University of Otago, 2019 (expected)

    Contact

    param@freshinfo.co.nz

    +642102770465

    Bio

    Param has experience in both quantitative and qualitative market research. She has worked on projects involving statistical analysis, consumer segmentation, consumer satisfaction studies and brand strategy development.


    Skills

    • Event management and analysis
    • Business case and report writing
    • Communication
    • Market research
    • Consumer segmentation

    Sectors

    • Major events
    • FMCG
    • Utilities
    • Finance
  • Stephanie Iremonger
    Associate

    Education

    Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), Canterbury University, 2001

     

    Contact

    stephanie@freshinfo.co.nz

    +64 21 595 259

    Bio

    Stephanie has over 13 years’ experience in the public and private sectors, both in the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Since graduating as a mechanical engineer and subsequently studying towards chartered financial analyst qualifications, Stephanie went on to work in project management and senior consultancy roles. Stephanie was previously co-founder and Director of O’Connor Sinclair, a boutique management consultancy firm based in Auckland.


    Skills

    • Strategy
    • Stakeholder consultation
    • Qualitative research
    • Financial modelling
    • Business case development

    Sectors

    • Government
    • Tourism
    • Transport
    • Environmental
  • Dr Aaron Schiff
    Associate

    Education

    PhD in economics, The University of Auckland, 2005

    MCom in economics (first class honours), The University of Auckland, 2000

    BCom in economics, The University of Auckland, 1998

    Contact

    aaron@freshinfo.co.nz      

    +64 21 288 0665

    Bio

    Aaron is an economist and data scientist with 15 years of consulting experience. His skills include predictive modelling, forecasting, analysis of geospatial data, and data visualisation. He has applied these skills to many projects in the infrastructure, transport, and communications sectors in New Zealand and the Pacific.


    Skills

    • Economics
    • Forecasting
    • Econometrics
    • Network principles
    • Future needs & capacity analysis
    • Statistical analysis
    • Data visualisation
    • Economic modelling
    • Cost-benefit analysis
    • Competition & regulatory economics

    Sectors

    • Aviation
    • Transport
    • Utilities
    • Telecommunication
    • ICT
    • Government