Liz is a Senior Terrestrial Ecologist, with over 10 years’ experience working in consulting, research and NGO sectors in the UK, New Zealand and the Tropics. Liz joined Tonkin + Taylor in May 2017 after working at Opus International Consultants and prior to that was based in Jakarta, Indonesia at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) where she managed integrated landscape management projects in Africa, Central America and South-East Asia.
Liz’s technical capabilities include undertaking Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEEs), habitat assessments and biodiversity surveys (including bats, birds, vegetation, invertebrates and herpetofauna), preparing ecological management plans, riparian management and designing scientifically robust long-term monitoring and restoration programmes. Liz is experienced at managing a range of ecological projects and overseeing ecological aspects of large-scale development, roading and infrastructure projects. Lizis also an approved Department of Conservation Level D bat ecologist.
As a Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP), Liz’s high professional standards and environmental ethics are recognised by the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand and Liz has also recently been certified as an Independent Hearing Commissioner.