Alex O’Byrne is a Senior Consultant at Volterra, specialises in understanding the link between strategic developments and the wider economic and policy environment.
With specific knowledge and experience in quantifying the impacts of transport schemes, Alex was the lead consultant on the evaluation of a proposed HS2 station in Liverpool and worked on Volterra’s HS2 station work for Stoke and Sheffield.
Other recent projects include one for the GLA estimating the impact of transport infrastructure on the distribution of future employment growth in London, and valuing wider economic benefits of schemes in Dublin, Toronto and Northern Ireland.
Alex worked with TfGM and New Economy to assess the number of jobs and residents arising from Metrolinx, and is the lead consultant in an ongoing project assessing the social implications of the future population/workforce and the Battersea Power Station redevelopment.
Alex conducts ongoing work for property management company Strutt & Parker on the economic outlook of the UK, and is experienced in using geographic information systems (GIS) software.
Alex holds a BEconSc First Class Degree with Honors in Economics Science from the University of Manchester.