John works extensively in the field of resource and environmental management. For the best part of three decades he has been involved in leading the consenting of some of New Zealand’s most significant projects. John is highly experienced with giving expert evidence before councils, the Environment Court and Boards of Inquiry on a broad range of planning matters.
John assists the New Zealand Planning Institute with its continuing professional development programme via his involvement with the expert evidence training module. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Resource Management Law Association and has furthered his professional education at the University of Melbourne and Harvard.