Dr Gareth Jones MIED
Gareth is a Director of Hardisty Jones Associates with more than 20 years experience as an economic development consultant and is an experienced project and programme director. He has broad experience of many aspects of economic development. In recent years he has undertaken many land and property related projects. Gareth started his career as a Research Assistant at Cardiff University where he was awarded a PhD in Local Economic Development. He then worked for global consulting firms including Coopers & Lybrand, Deloitte & Touche, KPMG, DTZ and SQW – as a Director since 2003. In 2010 he set up Morgan Jones Associates, and in 2011 Hardisty Jones Associates.
Stuart Hardisty MIED
Stuart is a Director of Hardisty Jones Associates with 18 years’ experience of all aspects of economic development consulting. Stuart’s expertise includes economic analysis in relation to property development and planning policy, economic strategy preparation, economic impact analysis, project appraisal and evaluation. Stuart is an experienced project manager and leader with strengths in stakeholder consultation, understanding the implications of economic analysis, forecasting and modelling, survey development/management and data collection and analysis. Stuart has worked extensively in Wales and across the south of the UK as well as various projects in other parts of the UK, Europe and Worldwide. Prior to becoming a Director of Hardisty Jones Associates in 2011, Stuart enjoyed an 11 year career with DTZ, latterly heading up its economic development presence in Wales, South West England and West Midlands.
Josh has worked in economic development consultancy since 2015, when he joined Hardisty Jones Associates. He has recently completed an MSc in Urban and Regional Development at Cardiff University. His key areas of experience are in economic research to inform economic strategy and planning policy development; economic research to inform regeneration and development projects, project and programme evaluation to inform future policy-making and project delivery; and economic research and project appraisal to inform investment decisions.
Telephone: 029 2132 1190
Address: Fielding House, Thornbury Close, Cardiff, CF14 1UT
Sarah has worked in economic development consultancy since 2017, when she joined Hardisty Jones Associates. Her key areas of experience are in providing support on tasks related to: project evaluation to inform future policy-making; economic research and project appraisal to inform investment decisions; and economic research to inform strategy and public policy development.
Telephone: 01275 217450
Address: 3rd Floor, The Sion, Crown Glass Place, Nailsea, Bristol, BS48 1RB
Hardisty Jones Associates is an expert economic development consultancy that operates throughout the UK. We work with both private and public sector clients to design, deliver and demonstrate economic growth and development.
The company was founded in 2011 by Dr Gareth Jones and Stuart Hardisty who have been involved in economic development, regeneration and sustainability advice, support and academic research since the early 1990s. They have provided economic development support to many public, private and community bodies in the UK and overseas.
How do we operate?
- We develop an intelligent understanding of your needs, enabling us to deliver a bespoke service
- We are clear about the outputs that you require from working with us, and deliver these outputs
- We aim to become your trusted advisors and will not be afraid to constructively challenge you
We follow the Institute of Economic Development‘s Code of Professional Conduct for Consultancy – click here