ALICE DOESN'T JUST BELIEVE IN A MORE SUSTAINABLE NEW ZEALAND, SHE'S AT THE FOREFRONT OF MAKING IT HAPPEN
Alice is a co-founder and Director of 4Sight and oversees the company's climate change and sustainability services. She is responsible for managing the Land and Water Quality, and Environmental Risk teams, and consults on environmental management matters for local government, iwi and private clients.
Her technical specialty lies in assessing and managing the environmental impact of pollutant discharges on land quality, water quality and communities. Specifically, her work focuses on the consenting of onsite and rural water and waste water discharges.
A huge proponent for sustainability, Alice speaks on key issues at several major events – one example being the Maori Capping Ceremony in 2012. In 2011, she was selected by the NZ Sustainable Business Council to champion major changes to New Zealand business, infrastructure and human development. Over the next year her group came up with a plan to create a more sustainable New Zealand by 2050. Her group engaged executives from companies such as BMW, HSBC and Toyota to help achieve this goal.
In 2012, Alice spent a year as the Development Manager for the Tread Lightly Caravan (TLC). The TLC is a mobile environmental classroom full of interactive exhibits. It visits schools to inspire young New Zealanders to live a more sustainable life. Alice is still a member of the board that governs the TLC.
Alice has a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering from Massey University. Her interest lies in delivering resource management solutions that recognise the spiritual and cultural values that relate to our connection to, and use of natural and physical resources. This year she has committed to increasing her Maori language skills and is currently completing Level 2 Te Reo Maori (Kura Po) at Unitec, Te Whare Wananga o Wairaka.
Alice grew up in Gisborne and Wellington and now lives in Auckland. No Ngati Toa, Ngati Koata, me Ngai Tahu. Ki te taha o toku papa ko Ngati Ranginui te iwi