Werner is a Senior Planner based at TPG's Queenstown office. He has over 10 years’ experience in resource management in the Central Lakes area, Southland and Brisbane. Werner has held the roles of team leader, planning manager, principal planner and project lead, both in territorial local authorities and as a consultant. Werner has an excellent understanding of the technical requirements for all planning approval processes under the Resource Management Act 1991, as well as the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act. Werner also has considerable experience with hearings, environmental court proceedings,and stakeholder engagement, particularly for resource consents. Werner is currently serving on the New Zealand Planning Institute Central Otago Branch committee.