Dewi is a senior water resources and geotechnical engineer based in Auckland. She is Tonkin + Taylor’s Business Leader (Dams), and Co-chair of the Young Professionals Group of the New Zealand Society on Large Dams (NZSOLD).
She has more than 14 years’ international experience in geotechnical investigation, hydraulic design, dam design, dam safety management, stormwater design, and coordination of multi-disciplinary projects. This experience has been accrued on flood management, irrigation, water supply, hydroelectric and road projects.
She enjoys working across diverse technical areas, such as geology, hydrology, geotechnical engineering, hydraulic engineering, flood modelling, stakeholder liaison, and emergency response. She also relishes working collaboratively with other specialists, such as ecologists, planners, construction experts, estimators, and operators.
In an evolving context of natural hazards, climate change, and regulations, Dewi is passionate about providing owners, operators, and developers with sound technical advice and clever solutions that allow them to plan for, and efficiently manage, the risks inherent in water infrastructure.