morganDr Gareth Morgan is CEO of Gareth Morgan Investments portfolio manager, and a director of economics consultancy Informetrics Ltd which he founded in 1982.

Gareth worked for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in the early 1980s before founding Infometrics Limited, a private economic forecasting and consulting business, in 1983. The company has developed into one of New Zealand's leading independent economics businesses. In 2000, Gareth established Gareth Morgan Investments Limited, a personal portfolio investment business, which has grown to be one of the biggest private businesses of its type in New Zealand.

He is a director of Infometrics Limited; he was a director of Trade Me Limited until 2006; and he was a director of the listed company Property For Industry Limited from 1994 - 2008. Gareth has been involved with investment management since 1990 when he developed a portfolio management advisory service for Infometrics Limited's clients operating in the funds management industry. This service became the basis of GMI.

Infometrics is a well-known economics consultancy, which New Zealand's major corporate and investment houses retain for economic and strategic advice. It also has public sector clients including The Treasury, Reserve Bank, IRD and Ministry of Economic Development.

Dr Morgan is also a well-known columnist and for over a decade has contributed weekly columns to newspapers including the National Business Review, The New Zealand Herald, The Dominion, The Christchurch Press, Evening Post and Unlimited.