MEET THE TEAM
We are a passionate bunch with a wide range of professional and personal interests, abilities, and connections.
Add all this to our combined experience, and we are confident
WE CAN SOLVE YOUR RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ISSUES.
Peter Taylor | Senior Associate – Catchment Management
Peter has spent 40+ years in various central and local government, and non-government roles, and has developed a wealth of experience and knowledge in sustainable land and water management. Peter is a natural solution finder, who now spreads his time equally between farmers, councils and sector organisations to lift the rural sector’s environmental performance.
Peter is a dedicated family man who enjoys the outdoors whether fishing, hunting, or kayaking.
Following several years of farm work and time with Volunteer Service Abroad, Peter spent 34 years with the former New Zealand Wildlife Service and Fish & Game New Zealand. He was then the manager of Horizon Regional Council’s Rural Advice Team for 6 years, before joining The Catalyst Group in 2015.
Peter's areas of expertise include:
Farm environment risk assessment:
Farm Environment Plan (FEP) preparation
Overseer and nutrient budgets
Erosion and critical source area identification and management
Habitat restoration and development
Council/rural sector group advice:
Strategic review of existing FEP programmes and policies
Development and roll-out of new FEP programmes
Practice Leader – Planning
Dr Fleur Maseyk
Practice leader -
Senior Planner – Resource Management
Senior Associate – Catchment Management
Practice Leader – Catchment Management
Associate – Water