Stuart Hardisty BSc Econ (Hons) FIED is a Director of HJA with more than 20 years’ experience of all aspects of economic development consulting, having worked widely across the UK. Prior to establishing HJA Stuart enjoyed an 11-year career at DTZ (now Cushman & Wakefield) latterly heading its economic development consulting team in Wales, South West England and the West Midlands.
Stuart has worked for a broad range of clients in the public, private and third sectors, helping them to develop policy and strategy, understand the socio-economic implications of investment and make the case for projects.
Stuart’s expertise includes socio-economic analysis in relation to infrastructure, property development and planning policy, economic strategy preparation, economic impact analysis, environmental impact assessment, project appraisal and evaluation. Stuart frequently works in multi-stakeholder and multi-disciplinary environments. Stuart has served as a Director of the Institute of Economic Development since 2015.