Nathan Pratt – Director
BBus, GradDipEcon, MAppFin, MURP
Nathan is an experienced economic developer and has served as President of Economic Development Network NSW since 2017. He has a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning (USyd), Masters of Applied Finance (Newcastle), Graduate Diploma in Economics (UNE) and a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing (UTS). Nathan has led economic development at City of Sydney, City of Parramatta, City of Ryde and Strathfield Council. During his career he has prepared and implemented economic development strategies, evaluation frameworks, feasibility studies, business consultation projects and an affordable housing policy. Nathan has been a guest lecturer at Sydney University and Western Sydney University.
Lachlan Pratt – Research & Business Engagement
BBus (Marketing), MEnvMgmt, PRINCE 2
Lachlan is a project manager with degrees in business and environmental management. He has obtained a Bachelor of Business (UTS) and a Masters of Environmental Management (Macquarie). His career spans telecommunications, local government, broadcast media and the not-for-profit sectors. Lachlan’s expertise is breaking down technical information and communicating it effectively to target audiences.
Max Ward – Economic & Demographic Analysis
BComm, BEcon (2023 expected)
Max is in his third year of a double degree in Commerce and Economics at UNSW. Max is a Director at the UNSW Economics Society. Max is a talented communicator and analyst. He conducts research into the demographic and economic trends impacting local economies.