Deborah Ryan


Technical Director - Air Quality

Deborah is qualified in biotechnology and bioprocess engineering and has over 25 years’ experience in air quality effects assessments including a wide range of industrial processes and infrastructure projects.  Her experience includes air and odour assessment from municipal wastewater treatment systems, landfills, and industrial processes including discharges from rendering, wastewater and combustion plants.

Deborah is a Certified Air Quality Professional with CASANZ and routinely appears as a technical specialist at resource consent hearings, advising applicants and councils as an independent reviewer, making recommendations for mitigation, control and monitoring.  She provides expert witness advice to assist with RMA planning and enforcement, particularly relating to adverse effects of odour and dust.