MATTHEW IS A VERSATILE AND EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL WITH A PASSION FOR PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT
With strong local government experience across New Zealand and abroad, Matthew is a versatile and experienced professional with strong planning skills and a passion for people and the environment.
Matthew has a Masters in Planning Practice (with Honours) and has previously worked as a Senior Planner at Auckland Council, as well as a Major Projects Planner in London. With over 11 years’ experience, Matthew has dealt with various types and scales of projects and has appeared at various Council hearings and also appeared before the Environment Court of New Zealand as an expert witness.
Since joining 4Sight in 2017, Matthew has been involved with projects both across the north island, primarily in the Auckland and Wellington Region. Whilst Matthew still processes consents for various Council’s, he has also utilised his experience to assist an array of private clients to obtain Resource Consent for development ranging across urban residential, industrial, telecommunications, television and film projects, coastal projects and even a regional airport terminal.
Matthew is an avid traveller, having previously worked as a tour guide across Europe. These days he likes to keep it local, enjoying getting out into nature, the beach and arguably drinking too much coffee.