Ashley Milkop

Senior Managing Consultant

P: +64 4 915 7590


Ashley specialises in quantitative analysis across a number of subject areas, including energy and resources, health, and infrastructure. He has experience dealing with large and complex data sets, and producing analysis to support robust decision making.

Prior to joining Sapere, Ashley held roles at Transpower, M-co, Statistics New Zealand, and the French Institute of International Relations.

Ashley holds a Post Graduate Diploma in international relations from the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), a Masters of Applied Economics from the University of Paris IX (Dauphine), and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in economics from Victoria University.

My publications

Sapere Research Group were asked by the claimants to respond to the Waitangi Tribunal’s recommendation that a methodology be developed to measure the underfunding of Māori PHOs and providers. The Tribunal provides context to its recommendation: We recognise that there is a compensatory aspect to this process, in that it responds to acknowledged historical underfunding. ...

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The Productivity Commission is currently investigating whether existing funding and financing arrangements are suitable for enabling local authorities to meet current and future cost pressures. The Commission is seeking to understand the influence of prices on local government expenditure, exploring the prices faced by local government, the drivers of price growth, and the overall contribution of prices ...

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In this report, prepared for the BusinessNZ Energy Council, we consider whether the electricity sector is meeting five enduring public policy objectives that seem enduring for policymakers across countries and time. We consider whether the objective is being achieved today and whether it is likely to be achieved given emerging influences. The five policy objectives ...

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