About Us

What we do

Midsummer Analytics develops the information and analysis needed to understand issues found at the interface between the economy and the environment. We are experts in:

  • natural capital accounting
  • sustainable development
  • environmental valuation
  • environment-economy indicators
  • spatial analysis
  • reporting and communications.

Our focus is on issues at the macro scale - ecosystems, nations and regions - through synthesis of environmental, economic and social data.

What sets us apart

Our team has worked on issues related to the economy and the environment since calls for sustainable development emerged in the late 1980s. We've worked for governments, multilateral institutions, civil society and business in Canada and around the world. We offer a depth of experience that is difficult to match.

Canadian-based with an international focus

We are based in Ottawa, Canada and work both at home and around the world, Our clients include the Government of Canada, the Ivey Foundation, the World Bank, the United Nations, the OECD, WWF, Sustainable Prosperity, the China Council and others.

Our team

Rob Smith

Principal

Rob is an experienced consultant with an international reputation as an environment-economy expert. He has a broad knowledge of the science, policy and economics related to natural capital, climate change, natural resources, ecosystems, wastes, environmental technologies and environmental expenditures. In addition, he has deep knowledge of official statistics, including the national accounts. He is especially known for his work developing and promoting the concept of natural capital and its use as a basis for measuring sustainable development. Rob is fluent in English and French.

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