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Nicole Hubbard
Principal Consultant
027 755 5038
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Nicole is a Principal Consultant for GMD Consultants. She has over 15 years’ experience working in local government in both New Zealand and Australia with an extensive background in corporate and strategic planning, policy analysis, decision making and engagement.

Nicole has worked in both city and regional council environments. She has significant experience in all aspects of corporate planning, including long term planning and reporting, bylaw development and review, community consultation and submission analysis, and Section 17A service delivery review processes.

Nicole also has considerable experience in project planning and management, preparation of documents for executive team review and Council workshop and meetings, providing guidance on Long Term Plan processes and liaising with Audit New Zealand.

Immediately prior to joining GMD Consultants, Nicole was working as the Corporate Planning Manager at Waikato Regional Council and managed a team responsible for the delivery of a strategic work programme, including the Long-Term Plan, Annual Plan, Annual Report, Pre-Election Report, Quarterly Reporting, and Significant and Engagement Policy.

Nicole also has previous experience in reserve management plan reviews and strategy and policy development and review.