Natalya Kharadi, a researcher at eftec, joined the core team in December 2017 following the completion of her studies. Her dissertation titled ‘Height, Mortality and Air Pollution: Evidence from 20th Century Europe’ investigated the relationship between human health and sulphur dioxide emissions over time. Her work at eftec has focused on assisting senior staff with data collation and analysis for project reports and presentations to key stakeholders.
Jake Kuyer is a consultant with professional and academic experience in the broad fields of economics, the environment and social value. He is capable with technical approaches including both qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis, as well as project management, stakeholder engagement, and delivering training. Jake is able to conduct work both remotely and from client sites as part of an interdisciplinary team to successfully deliver challenging projects.
European Business Representative
Dr Rob Tinch, our European Business Representative, first joined eftec in 1995 and re-joined the core team in April 2008. Rob has over 20 years’ experience in environmental and ecological economics and works primarily on European research projects.
Ian Dickie, a Director of eftec, joined the core team in November 2007. He is also a member of the Natural Capital Coalition Advisory Panel, a Director of the Aldersgate Group, and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant’s in England and Wales (ICAEW) Sustainability Committee.
Allan Provins, a Director of eftec, joined the core team in September 2002. He is an economist who works with companies, government and NGOs to help them make better evidenced plans and decisions. The main theme in all of this is choosing the right tool for the job (along with a healthy dose of pragmatism). Currently he is working with a number of UK water companies, supporting their customer engagement and strategic investment planning for the forthcoming regulatory price control process.
Ece Ozdemiroglu is the Founding Director of eftec. She is also a member of the Climate Change Committee Adaptation Sub Committee and the Natural Capital Initiative. She specialises in interpreting economic value evidence for natural capital, ecosystem services, cultural heritage, charitable sector and value of information.
Natural Capital Accountant
Duncan Royle is eftec’s Natural Capital Accountant and has been working with eftec since 2013. He is also a Chartered Management Accountant and has over twenty years’ experience in senior finance roles in the UK manufacturing and food industries.
Janine Boshoff, a Researcher at eftec, joined the core team in October 2017, after working as an Associate Economist at the South African Reserve Bank. Her experience to date has been in time series econometrics and macroeconomic forecasting, but her interest in environmental economics and development studies prompted a move to a new career with eftec.
Sebastiana Hard, a Researcher at eftec, joined the core team in February 2017 following the completion of her studies. Her dissertation examined the effects of the extensive austerity measures implemented as part of the financial assistance programmes on the health of the Greek population.
Francesco Cherchi, a Researcher at eftec, joined the core team in August 2017, after a year of working with the company on an Erasmus internship. His work to date has focused on statistical and econometric analysis of customer preferences using stated preference methods.