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Chartered Institution of Water and
Environmental Management (CIWEM)

106-109 Saffron Hill, London, EC1N 8QS  
Tel: 020 7831 3110 Fax: 020 7405 4967
 
 

 

  • Steering Group Members

    • David Ward - Chartered Civil Engineer

      David is a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager and a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 30 years experience in civil engineering, particularly in the delivery of complex water treatment and wastewater conveyance, treatment and disposal projects. He has lead multi-disciplinary teams and has considerable experience in developing high performance teams delivering demanding projects.

      David is also a professional Project Manager with a proven record of delivering projects on time, to budget and with a recognized high level of quality. David moved to New Zealand in 2004 and enjoys travelling around New Zealand.

       

       
    • Dan Stevens - Partner and Water Asset Management Leader

      Dan is a Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Water and Environmental Manager with over 30 years international experience in the water industry. He has been a member of CIWEM for 19 years.

      He is a Partner and Market Sector Manager - Urban Water with Opus International Consultants based in Christchurch. Dan is widely recognized internationally for his work in advanced asset management. He leads a team which provides high level asset management and design services for a wide range of clients including Local Councils and Bulk Water Suppliers in New Zealand and Australia.

      Dan moved to New Zealand in 2003 and enjoys walking his dogs and working on his small Olive Grove near Christchurch. He enjoys Tennis and Golf and is a keen fan of the Crusaders. He also enjoys good food & wine and travelling.

       

       
    • Shaun Hodson - Opus New Zealand Water Sector Leader

      Shaun is a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager with over 25 years international experience in the water utility and environmental sector in both the UK and New Zealand. . He has been a member of CIWEM for 22 years.

      Shaun is the Regional Client Relationships Manager for MWH with a strong focus strategic insights into the  New Zealand water market and in particular the environmental sector. Shaun lectured on the CIWEM post graduate certificate and diploma courses at John Moore's University for just over a decade and is well versed in mentoring and coaching professionals. He is committed to CIWEM and cementing the NZ presence of the organisation.

      Shaun has an active lifestyle, teaching: martial arts, instructing with the Mountain Safety Council on outdoor pursuits and goes hunting and fishing whenever he gets a chance. Shaun moved to New Zealand in 2007 with his wife and 3 children and has enjoyed having a real summer and a mild winter ever since.

       

       
    • Jonathan Reed - Chartered Water and Environmental Manager

      Jonathan is a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager with over 15 years' experience related to water management.  He has been a member of CIWEM for 10 years.

      Jonathan main areas of experience revolve around water resource planning and development, stormwater management and sustainable development.  The majority of his work experience in the UK was at Atkins and Peter Brett Associates where he mentored a number of graduates through the process to become chartered members of both CIWEM and the ICE.  He was also a Director of the sustainability charity, Sponge, and a member of CIRIA's water panel.  He joined Beca when he moved to New Zealand in 2010, where he leads water and multi-disciplinary projects for municipal and industrial clients.

      When not at work Jon tries to spend time sitting down outdoors - usually on a bike or in a kayak.  He also enjoys walking, gardening and turning the garden produce into tasty food.

       
    • Charlotte Reed - Chartered Engineer

      Charlotte is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Water and Environmental Manager with over 12 years' experience in water and environmental consultancy.  Her experience is varied and includes asset management, economic regulation, water resources planning and drought management.   As a Senior Consultant at Tonkin & Taylor Charlotte is involved in a range of projects across the irrigation, hydro power and urban water supply sectors.

      Charlotte has been a member of CIWEM for 7 years. During her time in England developed and ran the Atkins' water and environment CIWEM training and mentoring programme. More recently she acted as a reviewer for CIWEM interviews in NZ in 2012.

      Outside of work Charlotte spends her time outdoors cycling, skiing, gardening and kayaking. She also enjoys great coffee, the occasional red wine and classical music.

       
    • Stephanie May - Scientist

      Stephanie offers expert understanding in resource management and stakeholder engagement; a pragmatic "can do" attitude; and well established working relationships with stakeholders throughout the public and private sectors. Stephanie has over 11 years of professional work experience in various aspects of resource management including strategic leadership, business development, stakeholder engagement, teaching and mentoring.

      She has a PhD in (applied) Environmental Management with a strong understanding of the RMA and a working understanding of other relevant legislation. Stephanie is an excellent communicator, winning numerous awards for presentations to specialist and lay audiences. Stephanie is passionate about growing people to their full potential. She has lectured and tutored in Environmental Management at the University of Auckland for 7 years.

      Stephanie is excited about being actively involved in CIWEM because it provides the opportunities to help a wide range of people during different stages of professional development.

       

       
    • Peter Brooks - Environmental Services Manager

      Peter is a Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Water and Environmental Manager with over 17 years international experience in the water industry. He has worked in New Zealand and the United Kingdom with experience working with client and contractor organizations, managing team performance, service operations, consultant project management, delivery of financial modelling, reporting and business development.

      Peter has been a member of CIWEM for 13 years.  Peter's position as Operations Manager requires him to provide strategic direction in the development of Operations for Greenscene NZ Limited to manage and optimize resources to achieve revenue goals and develop client relationships.

      Peter moved to New Zealand in 2006 and enjoys instructing sea kayaking, snowboarding and camping. He also has two teenage daughters that keep him on his toes providing a taxi service to their sporting and social activities.

       

       
    • Liam Foster - Principal Environmental Consultant

      Liam is a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager with over 14 years international experience in the water utility and environmental sector in both the UK and New Zealand.

      Liam is a Principal Environmental Consultant within Christchurch's Environmental Team. Liam is responsible for developing the Land Drainage and Stormwater teams across Opus and offering Clients the insight from international perspectives to support developing resilient and thriving communities. 

      He is past Chair of the West Midlands Branch and before leaving the UK was nominated for the role of Junior Vice Chair on the Rivers and Coastal Group.  Liam sees a great opportunity for linking into the specialist groups within CIWEM (including the Urban Drainage Group) to benefit the NZ and international water environmental scenes.

      He enjoys his golf and will be looking to spend a considerable amount of time attempting to better himself on the many golf courses here. Liam first moved to Auckland in 2004 and following some further time back in the UK returned here in 2014 with his wife and young daughter and are looking forward to enjoying all the great outdoors has to offer us.

       
    • Louise Algeo - Hydrologist

      Louise is a Hydrologist specializing in hydraulic modelling. She has 6 years experience working in the UK and New Zealand. She is currently working towards becoming chartered with CIWEM.

      She is a member of the Environmental team at Opus International Consultants in Wellington and her work currently focuses on hydraulic assessments of rivers. During her career she has had experience with many different aspects of hydraulic modelling, contributing to projects concerning environmental challenges such as water resources and both pluvial and fluvial flooding.

      Louise enjoys visiting beautiful countries to seek out interesting wildlife, which makes New Zealand a perfect place to base herself. She enjoys hiking, swimming and kayaking and is also a qualified Divemaster.

       

 

 

 

Chartered Institution of Water and
Environmental Management (CIWEM)

106-109 Saffron Hill, London, EC1N 8QS  
Tel: 020 7831 3110 Fax: 020 7405 4967

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