Specialist Partner

Michael is Principal of MCa (Michael Connell & Associates - economic consultants) and an Associate of TRC Tourism.

An economist, specialising in: the analysis of regions and cities; industry futures, economic impact assessments; and feasibility studies and business cases for infrastructure projects.
MCa tourism projects in Australia and New Zealand, also including assessments of: mountain bike and cycling trails; accommodation (ranging from 5 star hotels to camping grounds); and other tourist infrastructure.
Michael has also completed major projects covering: agribusiness development; education and training; sports and recreation facilities; the energy sector; development of cities and precincts; and the options for the regeneration of waterfront tourism areas.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Economics (Hons) – Monash; Master of Economics – La Trobe

Who We Are:

TRC is a leading international tourism, recreation and conservation consulting business. For over 25 years, we have engaged with businesses, governments and communities to enhance people's lives and the places they live through sustainable tourism, recreation and conservation development.

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