Principal Planner | Director
Cameron has over 13 years professional planning experience having worked in both Regional and District Councils as well as a number of private consultancies providing multi-disciplinary services.
Having grown up in Hawkes Bay Cameron holds a Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning (honours) from Massey University specialising in Water and Wastewater Technologies. He is a Full Member of the New Zealand Planning Institute (MNZPI) and is a certified RMA Commissioner.
Cameron has worked with a number of technical experts and his role often involves him having to understand and report on technical matters, prepare briefs for technical input and co-ordinate various experts.
As well as co-ordinating a project team Cameron is often the face of a project when undertaking consultation with stakeholder groups and delivering solutions to issues that have been raised.
Cameron has been involved in notified and non-notified resource consent applications and Designations involving a range of both District and Regional Council activities. He has presented evidence in the Environment Court and has experience in consultation and mediation in the role of the Council, applicant and submitter.
With a strategic and blue-sky thinking mind together with a keen interest in implementation planning, Cameron is well placed to take on projects that at the outset may appear undefined and requiring of innovative and creative approaches and solutions.
Principal Planner | Director
Roger has over 15 years professional planning experience having worked in numerous District Councils and in private consultancies providing multi-disciplinary services throughout the North Island.
Roger holds a Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning degree from Massey University. He is a Full Member of the New Zealand Planning Institute (MNZPI) and is a certified RMA Commissioner.
Growing up in rural Hawkes Bay combined with his multidisciplinary consultancy experience in major centres across a broad range of projects together his Council experience, Roger has the ability to apply a practical and pragmatic approach to the challenges associated with resource management planning frameworks.
His time in the industry has assisted him to develop a clear understanding of process, from project conception and development through to approval,
while his problem solving skills and relationship building experience enables Roger to undertake and facilitate meaningful and constructive consultation with Councils and other stakeholders.
In his role as a consultant Roger applies his skills to not only meet project outcomes but to also guide applicants and Council decision makers to maintain and where possible exceed bottom line values and expectations. While Roger considers it his professional duty to contribute to positive community outcomes, he also considers it a privilege.
Claire has over 15 years professional planning experience having worked in local government in New Zealand and the UK, and joins us after 10 years in the private sector based in Christchurch and Wellington.
Claire holds a Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning (honours) from Massey University and is a Full Member of the New Zealand Planning Institute (MNZPI).
Alongside broad experience in preparing and processing resource consent applications, Claire has worked closely with different Councils in managing and reporting on a number of District Plan review processes, and following a large Notice of Requirement project involving landscape, ecological, cultural and social impact matters, has developed a keen interest in larger community-based projects.
Claire has a good eye for detail and applies sound judgment around risk and the type of inputs required for a successful project.
Charlotte graduated from Otago University with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Geography with a Masters in Regional and Resource Planning.
With over 12 years’ experience involving large resource consenting processes, plan changes, and policy implementation roles focused around the primary production sector and freshwater quality outcomes, Charlotte has an in-depth understanding of planning processes and a strong ability to link policy development to implementation.
Having observed the challenges of the environmental sector and recognising that outcomes are borne of out doing, Charlotte commenced a PHD focusing on how implementation can be better enabled and provided for at the beginning of the policy development process. Her studies have broadened her thinking and provided opportunities to expand her understanding of the issues facing many sectors and how partnerships and an awareness of each other’s challenges is critical in achieving positive outcomes.
Having been involved in multi-disciplinary projects Charlotte has developed strong project management and communication skills and the ability to quickly understand various technical and scientific matters. This enables her to deliver expert planning advice, and quality research skills, as well as add value to a project overall.