Andy Sommerville


Key Skills

  • Relationship Management & Stakeholder Engagement
  • Research and Writing - Andy’s training and experience in both engineering and environmental work to write concisely and accurately. His presentation style reflects his structured and logical thinking. He has the ability to sort and prioritise complex information.
  • Management - Andy has had considerable experience in managing staff ranging from trades staff through to professional engineering and geological staff.

An Environmental and Energy Consultant with considerable experience in people management, stakeholder engagement, environmental issues and mechanical engineering.

With well over 20 years’ experience consulting various sectors of the community for environmental consents, Andy understands the need and value of stakeholder engagement and has demonstrated considerable success in this field.

Andy is an experienced environmental manager including all aspects of consenting projects, stakeholder engagement, legislative and planning inputs and compliance management.


Recent Experience

  • Rangitaiki River Scheme Review (June – July 2017) Review Panel support work assisting with communications with the community, the sorting of timeline data for the review and writing a draft chapter for the final report.
  • Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment – Data Acquisition Project Leader  Managing 3 data acquisition projects in the geology field.
  • Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment,
    • Acting Regional Relationships Manager for NZ Petrolium and Minerals, a division of MBIE
    • Acting Information Services Manager and Acting Geophysical Information Manager for NZ Petrolium and Minerals, a division of MBIE.