His work helps individuals and organisations make decisions about funding, service development and delivery. His work has traversed such areas as health, community services, arts and culture, transport, sport and recreation, local government, and urban and environmental planning. Adrian is particularly interested in surfacing the learning from innovations in services, technology and practice.
Adrian works with community organisations in evaluation capacity building, to explore the changes that they are seeking to make, and to develop practical ways of measuring their impact.
Adrian is a former national co-convenor of the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA), and is an honorary academic at the School of Population Health (University of Auckland). He has a PhD in public health, focusing on the role of urban environments in health and wellbeing.