Connor Lokar from ITR Economics is the Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International’s new senior economist.

Lokar specializes in applied economic analysis and forecasting for business planning at regional, national and global levels. He began regularly contributing to HARDI’s economic forecasting and trend analysis projects at ITR Economics in 2013, and has regularly consulted with HARDI members.

“After working on HARDI’s reports and forecasts behind the scenes for a while, I’m excited to fully immerse myself in HARDI data and join Alan Beaulieu in uncovering valuable industry insights,” Lokar said.