Regional Planning Relationships & Governance

Malcolm Douglass – MSc (Birm), BE (Civil), DipTP (Auck), FNZPI, FIPENZ, SOLGM.

Malcolm is a life member of the NZPI, IPENZ and SOLGM being a Strategic/Regional/Town Planner, a Municipal and Transportation Engineer and one time Chief Executive of the Canterbury Regional Council. He has held many committee positions in his chosen professions, including being Vice-President of NZPI (1979-83) and Chairman of the Transportation Group of IPENZ (1984-1986). He has been actively involved in strategic planning as a senior officer and a consultant serving regional councils and local government since 1954. Since 1998 he has been an independent consultant, a university lecturer and a commissioner.

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