Emma is an ecologist with over 13 years of resource management experience gained through roles in local government and consultancy, with a background in freshwater ecology, water quality, planning and impact assessment.
Emma has strong technical expertise in the management and implementation of freshwater ecological assessments to support resource consent applications, meet compliance requirements and enhance ecological outcomes. These include field surveys to identify baseline ecological values and assessing environmental impacts from resource use, discharges and land development on receiving environments. Emma is also experienced in the preparation of streamworks consents involving native fish capture and relocations, and assessing instream structures for the provision of fish passage, under freshwater legislation.
Emma has a special interest in ecological restoration, particularly in urban environments that benefit both community and the environment.
Emma has managed many large multi-disciplinary projects, involving collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders, authorities and technical specialists, and is committed to delivering high-quality projects that exceed client expectations.
Emma is a Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP) through EIANZ and is an active and founding member of PDP’s Environmental Sustainability Committee.