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.

 
 
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  contact peter on:

p. 022 152 9434

e. enquires@thecatalystgroup.co.nz

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

    • FEP auditing

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Greg Carlyon

Managing director

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Tess Drewitt

Senior Planner – Resource Management

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 Dr Fleur Maseyk

Practice leader -

science

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Maree

BUSINESS SUPPORT

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Richard Parkes

Practice Leader – Catchment Management

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Tania Putu

Office Manager

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Peter Taylor

Senior Associate – Catchment Management

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Kate McArthur

 Associate – Water