Leena is an Environmental Geologist with over 10 years of experience working as a specialist in contaminated land. Throughout her professional career, she has gained extensive knowledge and expertise in a variety of environmental and contaminated land projects throughout New Zealand and Australia. Some of her work has involved undertaking preliminary and detailed site investigations including remediation of residential and commercial/industrial developments, environmental baseline investigations relating to lease agreements, due diligence and risk assessments for the divestment of commercial/industrial sites, consent compliance monitoring for hazardous industries including bulk fuel terminals and service stations, and specialist consent reviews for the local council in relation to contaminated land. Leena is a proficient project manager who is an advocate of health and safety, encourages best practice, and is adept at delivering projects on a local and nationwide scale.
Her professional interests include contaminated land risk assessments, remediation, and management of contaminated sites with a drive to provide the most sustainable outcome. Leena is also an active member of the PDP Sustainability and Community Support Team; a supporter of NZ Blood and thoroughly enjoys organising and partaking in environmental clean-up projects including volunteering in community programmes.