Andrea Brabant is a Technical Director - Planning and Discipline Manager - Planning based in our Auckland office. Andrea has a sound understanding of resource management processes and the legislative requirements of the Resource Management Act. Andrea has over 18 years planning experience in consultancy and private practice and is a full member of the NZPI and a certified RMA Hearings Commissioner. Andrea has extensive experience in planning in the Auckland Region and nationally, both in consent acquisition and strategy and also in policy, providing policy advice to clients on a range of plans and plan changes.
Andrea has been an expert planning witness multiple times at Council hearings, Board of Inquiry and the Environment Court. She has also been heavily involved in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan process attending multiple mediations and hearings and therefore has a sound understanding of the new framework.