Dr Adrian Christopher Field


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 twenty 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.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Tenbensel, T. G., Edlin, R., Wilkinson-Meyers, L., Field, A., Walton, L., Appleton, S., ... Old, A. (2014). Evaluation of A&M, HML Telephone Triage, and St John Transport initiatives: Evaluation research commissioned under the ‘Researching the Better, Sooner, More Convenient Primary Health Care initiative’. x-200. Auckland, New Zealand.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/22918
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Tim Tenbensel, Richard Edlin, Laura Wilkinson-Meyers, Lisa Walton, Sarah Appleton-Dyer, Rochelle Menzies
  • Tenbensel, T. G., Edlin, R., Field, A., Walton, L., Neuwelt, P., & McNeill, R. (2013). Does subsidisation of primary care co-payments after-hours address unmet need and reduce the burden on hospital emergency departments? Lessons learned from the evaluation of Auckland's after-hours initiative. Paper presented at Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand. 2 December - 4 December 2013. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/28556
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Tim Tenbensel, Pat Neuwelt, Rob McNeill, Richard Edlin, Lisa Walton
  • Field, A., & Casswell, S. (2001). Marijuana use in New Zealand, 1990 and 1998. New Zealand Medical Journal, 114 (1137), 355-358. Related URL.