Tammy is a Senior Planner at GMD Consultants who has experience in stakeholder engagement, policy development, consenting, strategy and plan implementation. Most recently, Tammy has worked within the construction sector providing environmental management expertise to the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery project to reopen the road and rail network following the 2016 Kaikōura Earthquake.
Previously, Tammy had worked in both district and regional government environments which has provided her with a varied background in resource management. Some of her experience includes policy work on the identification and protection of Significant Natural Areas and issues of importance to Māori. She also has experience in processing resource consents for large-scale housing developments, from apartment buildings and rural-residential developments through to Papakāinga and retirement villages.
Tammy comes from a farming background and enjoys working with the rural sector to achieve practical solutions and achieve positive outcomes in the management of our land and water resources. Tammy has a good understanding of farms systems and was involved in the implementation of the nutrient management provisions in Canterbury through collaboration with the farming sector.