Dr Adrian Christopher Field

MA (Hons) PhD


Adrian Field (MA Hons PhD) is an experienced researcher, evaluator and facilitator. Adrian is an honorary academic at the School of Population Health (University of Auckland). He operates as an independent evaluation practitioner through his company, Dovetail, and has worked at a senior level in organisations since 2005.

Adrian’s experience draws on more than 25 years’ work in the policy, research and the NGO sectors. His research and evaluation work integrates multiple data sources to explore experiences, impacts and learning.

Adrian has a skill set that includes programme evaluation, qualitative and quantitative research, stakeholder engagement, data visualisation, and performance monitoring. Adrian combines strong communication skills with focused analysis, an ability to engage with people across a range of backgrounds and interests. He is experienced in writing and presenting for multiple audiences.

Research | Current

Health systems

Urban form, road safety and active transport


Community sector


Teaching | Current

Guest lecturing in School of Population Health and Public Policy Institute

Internship hosting

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Elected Board member of the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Field, A., Wild, K., Woodward, A., Macmillan, A., & Mackie, H. (2018). Encountering bikelash: Experiences and lessons from New Zealand communities. JOURNAL OF TRANSPORT & HEALTH, 11, 130-140. 10.1016/j.jth.2018.10.003
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Alistair Woodward, Kirsty Wild