Sector Director - Natural Hazard Resilience
Tonkin and Taylor
Richard is an engineer with 28+ years experience. His key skills are; evaluating coastal processes; hazard assessment including climate change effects; assisting clients plan for resilience; designing effective solutions taking into account the natural processes.
He is recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading coastal engineers and coastal hazard specialists. He is sought after by central and local government as well as commercial clients as a proven expert witness and technical specialist and his ability to communicate complex processes and solutions to a wide range of audiences.