JP, MSc, MPhil, BEd. Active in environment and heritage protection for 35 years, completed heritage site economic feasibility studies for the European Union Intercultural programmes, projects on Social and Cultural Capital Asset Impact Assessments, Environment Impact (Effect) Assessments and Safety & Security Assessment of heritage destinations; chaired the Auckland Branch of the NZ Historic Places Trust, was an elected Northern Region NZHPT rep; was a NZ Federation of Historic Societies member; past national council member of the United Nations Association of NZ; Friends of the Earth, Northland; and the Association of Low Impact Technology and Energy; elected to Waitakere City Council; sat on the Northland Regional Economic Development Council, Community Employment Investigation Scheme; Hauraki Gulf Forum; Tourism Auckland; Electoral College of MOTAT; Auckland War Memorial Museum.