All our staff have extensive experience working in and as consultants to central and regional government, and in working with the private sector on resource management issues.
Simon contributes expertise in economics, policy and primary sector management. He has undertaken work across a wide range of sectors, and has particular skills in the integration of economics into collaborative decision making and decision making under uncertainty.
Caroline has a background in water engineering and hydrology. She has expertise in the development and implementation of numerical and statistical models, from small scale physical models through to national scale conceptual models, including uncertainty analysis. Caroline also has interests in collaborative modelling and science communication.
Ton’s skills include expertise in hazards and resource management, policy, water quality and quantity management hydrology, ecology, and spatial analysis. Ton has contributed widely to research in the fields of water resources management, hydrology, water quality, freshwater ecology and environmental classification systems.
Ned organises, translates and communicates science information for problem solving generally, and for water policy development particularly. This includes harnessing the best from multidisciplinary teams, integrating biophysical, social, cultural and economic information, water quantity and quality modelling, operating collaborative processes and handling knowledge uncertainty. Ned is a certified commissioner under the Making Good Decisions Programme.
Brydon has expertise in groundwater resource investigations, hydrogeological and hydrological analysis, assessment and management of groundwater/surface water interaction and land use impacts on groundwater quality. Brydon also has significant experience with Regional Plan development and provision of hydrogeological input to a range of resource consent, Environment Court and Board of Enquiry processes.
Katie has a background in applying mathematics and statistics to environmental analysis. She has expertise in the development and implementation of numerical and statistical models, and statistical analysis and visualisation of environmental data.