Senior Consultant

Stuart Beresford


LLB, BSc(Psych), LLM

Stuart has 20 years of policy experience within government, including 6 years at the United Nations. He has particular experience within the justice sector, and has provided high quality advice to a range of clients, including to Ministers and other senior decision makers.

Stuart has a strong understanding of policy and regulatory processes and has led a range of policy projects relating to civil court fees, energy efficiency, human rights, Māori land law, and privacy regulation. His experience covers all stages of the policy cycle, including research and problem definition, consultation and engagement, and Ministerial and Cabinet decision-making. He is experienced at reviewing existing legislation, developing legislation and regulations, and working to successfully implement new laws and policies.

Stuart is a sharp innovative thinker, who has proven ability to adapt quickly to new situations.