Dr Ian Boothroyd, Principal, Environmental Scientist and Team Leader Ecology, Golder Associates (NZ)
Dr Ian Boothroyd
Principal, Environmental Scientist and Team Leader Ecology, Golder Associates (NZ)
Ian is currently the Technical Director at Golder Associates (NZ) Limited and has over 25 years’ experience in freshwater management, monitoring, policy development, research and decision-making in the New Zealand environment. Ian has experience of assessing and reviewing the environmental effects of small to large developments ranging from energy generation activities, mining, roading, stormwater effects in urban and peri-urban subdivisions, and the effects of discharge of treated wastewater to water.
Ian has carried out extensive ecological surveys and provided resource management advice to national, regional and local governments, SOEs, private business and community groups. Ian has substantial experience as an expert witness and has appeared at many resource consent hearings and in the Environment Court; and is regularly called upon to provide independent expert testimony. Ian is also an accredited and experienced environmental commissioner and is a Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP; Ecology Specialist).