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Zabard Hartmann

Zabard Hartmann

Senior Consultant

Zabard Hartmann, based in Melbourne, joined Sapere in 2020 after completing his Master of Economics (with Distinction) at the University of Sydney.

During his time at Sapere, Zabard has utilised his analytical skill set on a wide range of projects across Sapere’s practices groups. He has helped complete multiple projects, in both Australian and New Zealand, which has helped him gain experience with regulatory analysis, preparation of detailed business cases, cost benefit analysis, market analysis, and (lapsing) program evaluations.

In addition to his Master of Economics, Zabard holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Finance from Victoria University of Wellington, where he was on the Dean’s List for Academic Excellence.



  • Damage calculations
  • Data analytics
  • Economic and market analysis
  • Regulatory and cost benefit analysis
  • Valuations


  • Arts, culture and recreation
  • Climate and environment
  • Economic development
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Infrastructure and transport
  • Finance and insurance
  • Property and housing
  • Public sector policy and finance
  • Science and innovation
  • State, regional and local government

Qualifications & accolades

  • Master of Economics (Distinction) from the University of Sydney (AU)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Economics and Finance) from Victoria University of Wellington (NZ)

Recent work highlights include:

  • multiple economic impact assessments for Australian solar farm developer and asset manager ESCO Pacific
  • lapsing program evaluation of the Small Business Digital Adaptation Program for DJPR
  • lapsing program evaluation of the Business Resilience, Recovery and Mentoring Program for DJPR
  • evaluation of the Research and Development Cashflow Loan Initiative for Invest Victoria
  • financial and economic analysis for multiple NSW cultural infrastructure Final Business Cases for Create NSW
  • Cost Benefit Analysis of the Building for Climate Change amendments to the Building Act 2004 for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

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