Richard Matthews

With the company since 1999, Richard has managed a wide range of projects and processes under the RMA framework. Having spent several years working at regional councils implementing the resource consent process, Richard has an in-depth understanding of the systems and processes of local and central government. He’s also provided environmental advice relating to energy, wood processing and other activities.

Richard specialises in the acquisition of resource consents and the facilitation of resource consent application and hearing processes. In this role, Richard has been involved in all aspects of the consent process, from implementing strategies for acquisition, to managing the assessment of environmental effects documents. He is experienced in the preparation and presentation of expert evidence.