KATHERINE BECAME A PLANNER BECAUSE SHE WANTED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. SHE STAYS IN THE INDUSTRY BECAUSE SHE IS PASSIONATE ABOUT HELPING OTHER PLANNERS GROW AND DEVELOP BOTH PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY.
Katherine started with the 4Sight Planning and Policy team as a Principal Planning and Policy Consultant in August 2019.
Katherine has over 19 years planning experience and has worked in a variety of consenting and policy roles, including acting as a Team Leader at the NZ Transport Agency, a Director at KTB Planning and lecturing in Planning at Waikato University. She has extensive experience in both consenting, and policy development and implementation, with a focus on integrated and strategic planning. This, coupled with her attention to detail, analytical mind and collaborative working style, make her invaluable in her role at 4Sight.
Katherine became a planner because she wanted to make a difference. She remains in the industry because she enjoys working with a team of enthusiastic, motivated individuals and being able to help them grow and develop both professionally and personally.
In her spare time, she rides horses, loves being near the ocean, getting outdoors and being active. She practices yoga daily and completed a 200hr yoga teacher training in 2018. She’s passionate about all things health and wellness related and is also a trained nutrition and health coach.
Areas of Expertise
Mentoring and Technical Leadership
Strategic and Integrated Planning
Policy Development and Implementation
Quality Control and Quality Assurance