Jeff Loan


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Jeff specialises in designing and evaluating regulatory and public policy interventions. He has experience creating and applying analytical frameworks, undertaking impact assessments, evaluating projects and programmes and developing business cases.

Jeff has a detailed understanding of government processes and has applied his skills in variety of sectors, including telecommunications and network regulation, health, industry development, biosecurity and health & safety.

Jeff has an LLM (Dist) and a BA in Political Science from Victoria University of Wellington. Jeff is an enrolled Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.

My publications

This report for the Ministry for Culture and Heritage examines the state of media plurality in New Zealand. Sapere examined how competition and market trends have affected the media, and whether public policy interventions may be necessary to address specific issues or market barriers. ...

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David Moore and Jeff Loan were asked by St John to evaluate a pilot initiative to resolve low acuity 111 calls over the telephone. Our two year project concluded that St John’s Clinical Hub delivered material benefits and there was a compelling case for extending the concept across the country. ...

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Sapere was asked to evaluate two pilot ambulance projects being trialled by St John and Wellington Free Ambulance in the Horowhenua and Kapiti.  The Urgent Community Care service involved highly skilled paramedics attending emergency incidents with the intention of treating patients at the scene and supporting the patient into community-based care. ...

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An independent review of the biosecurity settings and border processes in place prior to the entry of the kiwifruit-killing bacteria, Psa-V, into New Zealand. ...

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Sapere was asked by the Infrastructure Commission / Te Waihanga to quantify and evaluate the costs, including in relation to time, and risks of consenting infrastructure in New Zealand. This report provides a detailed picture of the costs that infrastructure developers face when seeking to consent new projects and outlines some issues with the current ...

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