Alexandra is an economist at Frontier Economics specialising in advice for regulatory and policy matters across the private and public sectors.
With a focus on urban economics, water, natural resources and biodiversity, she is experienced in providing advice on issues such as the evaluation of measures to manage water security or flooding, improving waterway health, managing urban heat, and the funding of critical community infrastructure.
Her expertise includes:
As a regular advisor to State, local governments, and utility service providers, Alexandra advises on policies and services that support the delivery and efficient use of our scare blue, green and grey resources and the transition to a more circular economy, that address market failures and improve economic, social and environmental outcomes for the community.
Examples of integrating land use planning and serving planning include:
Alexandra has also advised State, local governments, and utility service providers on measures to increase the efficient and effective use of available water sources, to improve water security and urban resilience. She has led projects to assess the economics of investments in large scale water desalination and wastewater recycling, through to small scale water conservation measures, including how to price our scare resources.
Alexandra also regularly advises State and Federal Governments and NGOs on the value of measures to bothenhance biodiversity and protect Australia’s unique ecosystem and biodiversity. This includes adopting an ecosystem services approach to identifying and valuing the services provided by our green and blue infrastructure.
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