Dr Ganesh Nana
The Maori Economy; Taking Advantage of Growing Trends


Ganesh NanaGanesh is Chief Economist at BERL (Business and Economic Research Limited), a privately owned, independent economic research consultancy.

His current focus is on the Māori economy, and the inter-relationship of the Māori economy to the wider New Zealand economy.

Ganesh has 30 years of experience in the field of economics, first working as a researcher at Victoria University, through to joining BERL in 1983. 

Ganesh believes economics is about people; their jobs, incomes, opportunities and futures. He strongly believes robust economic analysis is critical to ensuring informed choices and policy decisions are made, to ensure positive effects on the life and prospects of New Zealanders.