Liz is a Senior Terrestrial Ecologist and Ecology Team leader at T+T, and has national and international experience working in consulting, research and NGO sectors. Liz hold a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Management, MSc in Conservation and a PhD in Ecology. She is experienced in managing large-scale ecological projects, undertaking Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEEs) and conducting habitat assessments and biodiversity surveys (bats, birds, lizards, invertebrates and plants) within a range of environments in New Zealand.
Liz is proficient at identifying ecological issues, writing technical reports, developing and implementing ecological management plans, designing monitoring programmes and mitigation packages. Liz has worked on several major transport, waste, energy and infrastructure projects involving complex ecological issues, so is well placed to advise on achieving good environmental outcomes and pragmatic solutions.
Liz is currently a technical reviewer for several Regional and District Councils regarding terrestrial ecology matters, including bats. As a Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP), Liz’s high professional standards are recognised by the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand. Liz is also an Independent Hearing Commissioner.