Josh has eight years' experience as an ecologist within public and private sectors throughout New Zealand. Joining the team in 2017, he is a Discipline Manager at Tonkin & Taylor (T+T), specialising in both freshwater and terrestrial ecology (study of land-based organisms) at the community and landscape level. Josh’s technical ability includes the preparation of ecological constraint and opportunity assessments and assessments of ecological effects for both freshwater and terrestrial environments.
Josh has extensive resource consent and Environment Court hearing experience and has recently completed the Ministry for the Environment ‘Making Good Decisions’ course; he is now certified as an Independent Hearing Commissioner. His knowledge of freshwater and terrestrial systems and proven track record sees him as an expert specialist and client focused, achieving great environmental outcomes.