Blair Thornburrow


Service Leader - Water Resources

Blair has 15 years of professional consulting experience in New Zealand and Australia, managing and delivering projects to clients across regional and local government, infrastructure and primary industry sectors.  Much of Blair’s work has related to the resource consenting process, either through preparation of assessments of environmental effects, or as a technical reviewer on behalf of councils.  This has included preparation and presentation of expert evidence at consent hearings on behalf of both applicants and councils for water take, wastewater discharge and infrastructure proposals.

Blair’s technical expertise includes many aspects of water resource sciences including hydrogeology, hydrology, groundwater modelling, water resource systems modelling, groundwater investigations, drilling and aquifer testing.