We have a genuine desire to see our communities progress environmentally, economically, socially and culturally.
Dr. Charlotte Drury PhD, MRRP BSc (GEO)
Charlotte graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Geography with a Masters in Regional and Resource Planning. Building on her interests in natural resource planning, she has also gone on to complete her PhD in Freshwater Governing.
With a depth of experience in working on 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.
She has presented planning evidence in the Environment Court, Board of Enquiries and Special Tribunals on resource consents, plan changes and water conservation orders. Charlotte is a competent planning witness and trusted advisor.
Claire Price BRP (Hons) MNZPI
Claire graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Resource and Environmental Planning (Honours) specialising in Economics and has 19 years professional experience having worked in both local government and the private sector.
With a broad range of experience across policy development and the preparation of resource consent applications and management plans, Claire has a high level of written communication and analytical skills enabling her take on larger multidisciplinary consenting processes and planning projects involving Master Planning and plan submissions.
She has a good eye for detail and applies sound judgment around risk and the type of input required for a successful project.
Andrew Dooney BAppSc MNZPI
Andrew graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Applied Science. He complemented this with a post graduate diploma in Environmental Management. He has worked in both local government and the private sector in New Zealand and the UK.
Much of his work is centred around natural resource planning, while his earlier work in consent compliance gives him a strong understanding of how to negotiate conditions and how they can affect a project post granting.
Andrew has a thorough understanding of the Resource Management Act and its practical application. He brings a high level of written and oral communication skills to all his projects. He has a strong ability to form working relationships and to assess risk and the type of input required for a successful project.
Paul O’Shaughnessy BRP (MSc)
Paul graduated from Massey University with a bachelor’s degree in Resource and Environmental Planning and subsequently obtained a post graduate Masters in Environmental Management from University College Dublin, Ireland.
Paul has over 25 years’ experience within the New Zealand local government. Primarily involved in urban planning and land development, including rural and residential infill and greenfield developments, heritage regeneration and industrial and commercial development. His tenure with local government gives Paul a valuable insight into the workings of the sector and has enabled strong working relationships to be created with stakeholders from throughout both the local government and development sectors.
Paul has a strong customer service focus and places great emphasis on establishing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships in order to achieve sustainable development outcomes. Paul is born and bred in Hawkes Bay and is passionate about everything the Bay offers, including family, surf, and fine wine.
Pip Beachen BSC MURB PLAN (PROF) Int. MNZPI
Pip graduated with a Master of Urban Planning (Professional) degree. Her experience includes the preparation and processing of resource consent applications across a wide range of activities.
Pip is passionate about working with others to achieve practical outcomes which balance the interests of individuals and the environment. She is effective in managing various consultation workstreams whether these are pre-application processes with Councils, the co-ordination of other experts or engagement with stakeholders.
Organised and reliable, Pip brings a high level of commitment to a project.
Catherine Reaburn MNZPI
Senior Planner / Technical Lead
Catherine graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Geography. Catherine also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science specialising in Environmental Management.
Catherine has a keen interest and experience in urban development matters. She was a member of the core consultancy team for Auckland Council’s Unitary Plan review for the City Centre and Residential workstreams, which unlocked significant development potential across the Auckland region. More recently, she has assisted both Napier City and Hastings District Councils with urban planning policy development. Catherine understands the importance of bringing a strategic, pragmatic approach as well as technical expertise to projects.
Catherine brings a high level of written and oral communication skills to all her projects and her technical planning expertise reduces project risk by ensuring all relevant matters are considered early in the process.
Matthew Morley BEP
Matt graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Planning specialising in Society, Politics, and the Environment.
With an active interest in the outdoors and surfing, Matt is passionate about achieving good outcomes for both natural and urban environments and draws on his fundamental values to assist clients in achieving high value outcomes.
Focused mainly on urban land use planning, Matt has a good understanding of project inputs, and through good communication skills, works well with project teams and Council Officers during both the application preparation and processing stages of a project.
Laura graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Bachelor of Science specialising in Earth Sciences and Geology. Laura has also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management from Massey University.
Upon arriving in New Zealand after working in the geology sector in West Africa, she worked as a Compliance Technician for Watercare Services and progressed to an advisory role where she managed the compliance needs for corporates and all dischargers within the central and southern Auckland region under the Auckland Trade Waste Bylaw.
After moving to Auckland Council, Laura established herself within the Northern compliance team and moved into the Senior Officer role working through resource consent compliance matters for landfills and large-scale wastewater consents as well as upskilling and supporting the northern team. She now assists the Stradegy team in natural resource and consent compliance and implementation matters.
Laura is a dynamic, dependable, and energetic individual focused on sustainable and strategic development. Her experience to date equips her to adapt, understand and foresee the needs of our clients in their environmental compliance, implementation, and management.
Office and Project Support
Kate graduated from the University of Waikato with a Bachelor of Communications and is in the process of completing a Certificate in Project Management.
Kate joined the Stradegy team after having worked in Recruitment for a number of years. She brings with her a variety of administrative skills to keep the wheels of the business turning and to ensure the team and systems are highly organised and running smoothly.
Kate supports the team by providing internal project management services around the planning phases of a project and assists with the coordination of deliverables from others.
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