I am an experienced hydrologist engaged from 2008 to 2024 assisting regional councils with water management  issues as a consultant. I specialise in:

  • Integrated catchment water management
  • Hydrological modelling
  • Water resource mapping
  • Flood forecasting
  • High intensity rainfall frequency analysis
  • Flood warning in flood prone catchments
  • Data processing and quality
  • Independent reviewer and advisor to regional councils regarding; river flow and rainfall networks, staff resourcing and valuing (dollar terms) hydrometric archives.

This expertise is gained from previous experience; 22 years with hydrological analysis for the North Canterbury Catchment Board and then Environment Canterbury in a wide range of issues with a key role in water management investigations, analysis, allocation and plan formulation.

Two and a half years completing hydrological analysis for hydro-electric design while at Power Investigations of the Ministry of Works and Development in Wellington.

11 years measuring and processing hydrological information for the Ministry of Works and Development while based in Christchurch, Greymouth, Timaru, Lake Tekapo and Antarctica.