MATTHEW IS A VERSATILE AND EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL WITH A PASSION FOR PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT.
With strong local government experience both in New Zealand and abroad in the UK, Matthew is a versatile and experienced professional with strong regulatory planning skills and a passion for people and the environment.
He has a strong understanding of the RMA, with previous experience as a Senior Planner at Auckland Council. Matthew has appeared in numerous Council hearings and appeared before the Environment Court of New Zealand as a expert witness. His strengths in planning have been utilised for a variety of projects which have included a variety of large scale urban and suburban development both in New Zealand and in central London, as well as telecommunications, rural and parklands projects.
Matthew is comfortable in a variety of challenging situations and has previously applied his project management skills alongside a strong interest in cultural history to the tourism industry, having worked as a tour guide across Europe.