Dr Brett Ogilvie serves on the Board of Directors at Tonkin + Taylor and has been appointed to T+T’s newly-established Executive Leadership team. He has more than 25 years’ international experience in environmental research and consulting, working with clients in numerous sectors including roads and highways, ports and harbours, minerals, industry, wastewater, water supply, power generation and oil and gas.
Brett holds undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in freshwater and marine biology as well as a degree in environmental economics. He has appeared as an expert witness before Council hearings, Environment Court, Board of Inquiry and the Auckland Unitary Plan Hearings Panel in New Zealand, as well as equivalent decision-making bodies internationally. He has worked in more than 25 countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Pacific.
Brett has been an Honorary Lecturer in Biological Sciences at Waikato University since 2007. He is a Member of the Institute of Directors (NZ), a Member of the Chartered Institute of Water & Environmental Management (UK), and a Member of the Royal Society for Biology (UK).