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Ian is a transport planner with over 20 years of experience. He joined Flow as a director in October 2005. He was previously with Opus International Consultants, between 1997 and 2005, as Group Manager of the Auckland Transportation Section. He was responsible for building that team from 2 people in 1999, through to 22 people in 2005. He was also responsible for leading the Transportation Planning capabilities of Opus, throughout New Zealand.
Ian has played a role in many of the transport infrastructure projects recently constructed in the Auckland Region:
- He was responsible for the traffic and economic evaluation of the SH1 Esmonde Interchange upgrade, the Upper Harbour Highway and the SH1 to Waiouru Peninsula Link and for a number of assessments relating to elements of the Northern Busway and the Western Ring Route.
- He was the peer reviewer of the traffic and economic evaluation of numerous projects, including the Central Motorway Junction upgrade, the SH20 Mount Roskill Extension and the ALPURT motorway extension.
Since joining Flow, Ian has undertaken a wide variety of transport assessments in Tauranga, Christchurch, Whangarei, Queenstown as well as in Auckland. These studies include leading the transport assessment of the proposed developments at Wynyard Quarter and Long Bay and undertaking reviews into proposals such as the Eden Park Redevelopment and the SH20 Waterview Extension.
Ian is acknowledged expert in traffic modeling, with experience in using and reviewing a variety of suites. He has been called on to present expert evidence at numerous council and environment court hearings. He is also experienced in leading strategic transport studies, in line with current national and regional objectives, and developing sustainable transport solutions, including encouraging forms of development which reduce the need to travel.
Ian is a board member of the Trips Database Bureau and is the inaugural chairman of the New Zealand Modelling User Group