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.
Kirsten Brewer – Engagement Lead
BComms, Social Inquiry
Kirsten is a leader in community engagement and consultation in a local government context. Her research career is led by a passion for research and insights being transformed into practical action. In previous roles, Kirsten led the Research team at McCrindle demographic research agency and was Senior Researcher at City of Parramatta.