Cat achieves successful outcomes that are holistic and benefit both people and the environment.
With a passion for all things water, Cat joined the 4Sight team in January 2021 as a Senior Ecology Consultant based in our Auckland office.
Cat has developed her expertise in marine science for over 11 years. She has worked in a range of industries including finfish aquaculture, education, stormwater engineering and environmental consulting. As a Senior Ecology Consultant at 4Sight, Cat is involved in various ecology projects in the freshwater, marine and terrestrial space however her specialist field is marine ecology.
Cat has is a part of the ecology team at 4Sight and has experience in coastal bird surveys with a focus on little penguin/kororā, ecological impact assessments of marine, freshwater and terrestrial environments, GIS, watercourse assessments and has technical field skills. Cat assists the coastal team in Coastal Hazard Assessments for developments throughout the Auckland Region. Cat has been a part of major marina and port projects, including Kennedy Point Marina on Waiheke Island, Northport and the Eastland Port Twin Berths Project in Gisborne.
Cat is working towards her Certified Environmental Practitioner (General Practice) with the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand and adheres to the institute’s code of ethics.
Areas of Expertise
Marine and Freshwater Ecology
Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA)
Freshwater, Stormwater, and Coastal Water Quality
Environmental Management Plans
Integrated Catchment Management
Coastal Processes and Hazard Assessments