Dr. Moody established BREA in 2000. His areas of specialization include the analysis of international and regional travel and tourism flows, economic impact analysis, and the design and development of econometric forecasting models. He has over 25 years of experience in providing business and government agencies with economic and market analysis consulting support. In particular, he has advised both private and public sector organizations on matters related to issues and trends in the travel and tourism industry and regional and international economic conditions.
Prior to forming BREA, Dr. Moody was Director of Travel and Tourism Research at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). At PwC he was responsible for monitoring travel and tourism trends and providing consulting support to trade associations, timeshare developers, cruise lines, travel agents, lodging and gaming companies and other organizations impacted by travel and tourism.
Prior to that, Dr. Moody was Executive Vice President of Business Development at the WEFA Group (now Global Insight), a distinguished and nationally recognized economic forecasting firm. He managed all aspects of the organization's subscription forecasting and consulting business associated with macroeconomic and regional economic activity, including the analysis of global travel and tourism issues.