Stephen has wide environmental consulting and management experience in New Zealand, Asia and the Pacific.
He has considerable experience working with clients in all fields of environmental planning, and in the management and co-ordination of multi-disciplinary professional service teams for major projects. His primary specialty is the project management of feasibility studies, environmental investigations and permitting processes for energy and infrastructure facilities, and urban developments.
He is a certified Commissioner Chair under the Ministry for Environment ‘Making Good Decisions’ programme and regularly sits as a decision maker in this capacity. Stephen is also a process and meeting facilitator with a focus in co-ordinating community-based option assessment processes for planning issues, often utilising multi-criteria evaluation methodologies.
Stephen is the founding director of Environmental Management Services, which merged with Mitchell Partnerships Limited in 2016 to form Mitchell Daysh.