About

Counterpoint Consulting creates well-defined solutions to complex problems.

Our core competencies include: economic analysis, valuations, business analytics, structured decision-making, market research, investment analysis, forecasting and performance measurement.

We work with businesses and private sector organizations, government departments and agencies, first nations, law firms and not-for-profit organizations.

We separate the signal from the noise to bring you concise economic insight.

Expertise

Economic Analysis

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Economic Analysis

Economic analysis is the systematic approach of estimating the strengths and weaknesses of alternatives relating to transactions, activities or functional requirements for a business.

Related Expertise

  • Benefit-Cost Analysis
  • Economic Impacts
  • Structured Decision-making
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Performance Measurement
  • Return on Investment (ROI)

Litigation Support

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Litigation Support

Litigation support includes providing consultation and expert opinion to attorneys and/or courts of law.

Related Expertise

  • Expert Opinions
  • Domain Expertise for Litigation Teams

Negotiation Support

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Negotiation Support

Negotiation support involves economic analysis of alternative offers and designing optimal counter-offers.

Related Expertise

  • Economic Analysis of Offers
  • Optimal Counter-offers

Decision Analysis

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Decision Analysis

Decision analysis (DA) is the involves the identification and assessment of all aspects of a decision and prescribing a recommended course of action based upon the maximum expected utility for the decision maker and other stakeholders.

Related Expertise

  • Collaborative Decision-making
  • Conflict Resolution

Economic Impact Analysis

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Economic Impact Analysis

Economic impact analysis (EIA) studies the effect of an event on the economy in a specified area, ranging from a small neighbourhood to large geographic areas.

Related Expertise

  • Economic Contributions
  • Economic Dimensions

Business Analytics

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Business Analytics

Business analytics examines past performance and uses statistical methods to gain insight to improve business planning and performance.

Related Expertise

  • Performance Modelling
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Strategic & Operational Coaching & Advice

Clients

Corporate

  • Acres International Ltd
  • Alcan Smelters & Chemicals Ltd
  • BC Hydro
  • BC Salmon Marketing Council
  • BC Seafood Alliance
  • BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines
  • Bombardier Inc
  • British Columbia Golf Association
  • Canadian Dental Association
  • Canadian Fishing Company
  • Canadian Paediatric Society
  • Canadian Pharmacists Association
  • Caribou Lumber Manufacturers Association
  • Clean Energy Association of British Columbia
  • Coast Forest and Lumber Association
  • Coast Forest Conservation Initiative
  • Coast Storage & Containers Ltd
  • Council of Forest Industries of British Columbia
  • Curragh Resources Ltd
  • Fisheries Council of British Columbia
  • Fishing Vessel Owners Association of BC
  • Forest Alliance of BC
  • Harbour Self Storage Ltd
  • Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
  • Interior Lumber Manufacturers Association
  • Interfor
  • Lakeland Forest Products Ltd
  • Lignum Ltd
  • Marine Harvest Canada
  • Norecol, Dames & Moore
  • Pacific Salmon Foundation
  • Taseko Mines Ltd
  • Teck Resources Ltd
  • Vancouver Golf Club
  • West Coast Express Ltd
  • West Fraser Mills Ltd
  • Weyerhaeuser Inc

Government

  • Auditor General of Canada
  • BC Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries
  • BC Ministry of Crown Lands
  • BC Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks
  • BC Ministry of Industry & Small Business Development
  • BC Ministry of Transportation and Highways
  • BC Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection
  • BC Transit
  • Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • Cohen Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River
  • City of Vancouver
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Health Canada
  • Human Resources & Skill Development Canada
  • Indian Affairs & Northern Development Canada
  • Industry Canada
  • Joint Task Group on Post Treaty Fisheries
  • Justice Canada
  • Pacific Salmon Commission
  • Regional Economic Expansion Canada
  • Transport Canada
  • Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Legal

  • Borden Ladner Gervais, Vancouver, BC
  • Boughton and Company, Vancouver, BC
  • Bradbury, Bliss & O’Riordan, Seattle, WA
  • Eyford Macaulay Shaw & Padmanabhan LLP, Vancouver, BC
  • Gibson, Kelly & Ives, Nanaimo, BC
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP, Vancouver, BC
  • King Sutton Lawyers, Nanaimo, BC
  • Peter Grant & Associates, Vancouver, BC
  • Shook, Wickham, Bishop & Field, Campbell River, BC
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering, Washington, DC

First Nations

  • A-Tlegay Fisheries Society
  • BC Aboriginal Fisheries Commission
  • Council of the Haida Nation
  • First Nations Panel on Fisheries
  • Gwaii Trust Society
  • Lax Kw’alaams First Nation
  • Maa-nulth Treaty First Nations
  • Metlakatla First Nation
  • Nak’azdli & Tl’azt’en First Nations
  • Native Fishing Association of British Columbia
  • Qualicum Band of Indians
  • Winalagalis Treaty Group
  • Xeni Gwet’in First Nation

More Clients

  • "Edwin's work has been superb — and greatly appreciated by all who have worked with him."

    Hugh MacAulay

    Counsel

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada

  • "Our experience in working with Edwin is that we find his services extremely relevant, professional and useful."

    Rob Williams

    Founder and Senior Partner

    Western Principles

  • "You are diligent about your commitments and I truly appreciate and respect that of you."

    Jon Tweedale

    Assistant Division Manager, Lands & Resources

    Washington State Department of Natural Resources

  • "Edwin....I am very impressed by your Final Report and expect the rest of the Committee will be as well."

    Janet Cooper

    Senior Director, Professional Affairs

    Canadian Pharmacists Association

  • "Dr Blewett enjoys the confidence of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans."

    Pat Chamut

    Assistant Deputy Minister

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada

  • "On behalf of the CPS Physician Resource Planning Committee, I would like to thank you for your invaluable input at our steering committee meeting."

    Jack Holland

    President

    Canadian Paediatric Society

  • "Thank you very much for all the hard work that went into your status report on co-managed fisheries and its presentation at our workshop... "

    Christina Burridge

    Executive Director

    BC Seafood Alliance

  • "Dr Blewett is also to be commended for the technical rigour he added to the process and his willingness to adhere to the principles contained in the Social and Economic Impact Assessment for LRMP in BC - Interim Guidelines."

    Gord Enemark

    BC Ministry of Employment and Investment

  • "We have been impressed with the creative energy that you have brought to discussions about the development of the model."

    Clare Backman

    Sustainability Director

    Marine Harvest Canada

  • "You were amazing throughout the project and a force to be reckoned with."

    Sharon deDominicis

    Environmental Sustainability Manager

    Marine Harvest Canada

  • "Let me thank you for your contributions over these last three years. On a personal note, I’d like to reiterate what a pleasure it has been to work with you."

    Kevin Fram

    Senior Director, Indigenous Programs

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada