Rod Lidgard


Technical Director - Contaminated Land

Rod is a contaminated land specialist with over twelve years’ work experience in managing and undertaking contaminated land investigation, remediation and management projects. He is an accredited CEnvP (SC), SQEP and Licensed Asbestos Assessor. Rod has been heavily involved in strategic and global resource consenting under regional plans and national regulations, including the BRANZ Asbestos Regulations throughout NZ.

From a strong site-based practical background Rod has developed robust project management skills for contaminated land and groundwater investigations with a client-focused approach to deliver technical solutions on time and on budget. His experience includes a focus on environmental management under the Resource Management Act (the NES-CS) and other regional New Zealand plans and guidance documents.

Rod also has a keen interest in PDP’s ongoing commitment to the environments and communities in which we operate, being an active and founding member of PDP’s Sustainability Interest Group and Community Support Programme.