Dr. Fitzroy's outstanding record in strategic economic research and freight movement adds new range and depth to EDR Group's existing expertise. Dr. Fitzroy takes up his position this week as EDR Group's Director of Operations Research & Trade.
Stephen Fitzroy has over 30 years of experience in providing economic consulting services and program management for private and public sector clientèle. His areas of expertise include economic analysis applications for transportation planning, long range forecasting, housing, land use, and economic development.
Most recently, Stephen Fitzroy served as the Program Manager for the operations research and communications contract at US DOT Volpe Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Before that, he was the Principal Economist for the Louis Berger Group's Planning and Economic Department specializing in regional economic analysis, socioeconomic impact assessment, market analysis, policy-oriented social research, and transportation studies. Stephen holds a Ph.D in Urban Planning from Harvard University.
A word from Steve...
Friends - I'm very pleased to be joining EDR Group. I have had the pleasure of working with EDR Group in the past and look forward to helping EDR Group expand their practice in operations research and international trade.
Many of you are aware of EDR Group's leadership in the area of economic development and in providing access to the tools and techniques necessary to successfully assess and implement economic development strategies. EDR Group offers an extensive collection of reference materials and useful links on its website. I'd encourage you to take a quick look.
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