Matt Heale

Principal Planner - Policy

Matt is a Principal Planner - Policy based in our Nelson office.

Matt has 25 years’ planning experience including resource consents, resource management plan development, and general policy/strategy development and advice. He has worked with a broad range of Iwi, community, and key stakeholders. Matt has led over 20 District/Regional Plan changes and helped develop multiple strategies and policies in Waitakere City, the Auckland region, and the top half of the South Island.

Matt has successfully managed teams of resource consent planners and policy teams since 1998, presented to numerous Council meetings and hearings, and has successfully resolved over 100 Environment Court appeals in this time.