Lily is a graduate planner at GMD Consultants. She joined the team in November 2019 on completion of her degree at the University of Waikato, having gained a Bachelor of Environmental Planning majoring in freshwater environments.
Lily is passionate about the natural environment having been heavily involved in the sciences throughout her education, and is a keen member of the Hamilton Astronomical Society. She excels in community engagement and has no issue with speaking in groups.
During her study, Lily also worked part time in the local government sector, working for Hamilton City Council in the Compliance Sector through her last year of university. Her responsibilities included all things waste minimisation which honed her skills in community and stakeholder engagement, and in the organisation and management of large-scale waste management at events.