Nic Peet

Group Manager Strategy and Regulation

Horizons Regional Council

Nic Peet is the Group Manager Strategy and Regulation at Horizons Regional Council. The council is responsible for the management of natural resources in the Manawatū-Whanganui Region. The council has been at the forefront of trying to manage the impacts of agriculture on water quality. Along a challenging journey the council has learned many lessons about what works and doesn’t work. Nic hails from the island of Guernsey and moved to New Zealand in 2000. He holds a PhD in Ecology from the University of East Anglia in the UK and in New Zealand previously worked for the Department of Conservation in Whanganui.