MELISSA'S CLIENTS SEE HER AS SOMEONE THEY CAN GO TO FOR THE RIGHT ADVICE TO HELP THEM MAKE CRITICAL DECISIONS WITH CONFIDENCE
Melissa is a Senior Planner at 4Sight. She has significant land development experience, and has prepared combined land use, subdivision and regional consents for land development projects all across Auckland. A notable past project of Melissa's is the development of the Hobsonville Airbase as a brand new suburb from the ground up.
She has experience in both district and regional consenting and policy, and has represented clients and Council hearings and Environment Court mediations. She also has significant project management experience including due diligence investigations, financial management and running large, multidisciplinary teams.
Melissa has been involved in several policy projects over the years. She has provided policy advice and planning expertise for clients such as Auckland Airport, NZTA, Mighty River Power, the New Zealand Poultry Industry and the Department of Corrections. She has also been involved in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP) development for the Hobsonville area, and was part of a two-person team that peer reviewed the section 32 analysis of the PAUP for MfE. She is currently undertaking urban planning research for MfE as well as managing the roll out of a new northern telecommunication network for 2degrees..