Michael Campbell is an experienced planner who commenced his planning and resource management career in 1995. Michael holds a Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning (Honours) from Massey University. He is a full member of the New Zealand Planning Institute. In July 2011, Michael achieved certification (with excellence) as a commissioner under the Ministry for the Environment’s Good Decisions programme. Michael was recently appointed a member of the Auckland Urban Design Panel.
Michael has significant experience in both the public and private sectors in preparing and assessing a wide range of resource consent applications and District Plan changes. This allows him to provide sound expertise on a variety of complex development proposals and to prepare comprehensive and thorough environmental assessment reports.
Michael has extensive experience in oral and written communication through his senior management roles, his attendance at Council hearings and through the preparation of evidence to the Environment Court.
Michael also has experience in policy development. This work includes plan changes for a Research Integration Campus in Tamaki and relocating the Metropolitan Urban Limit within the Northern Strategic Growth Area.
Michael has acted in senior management and leadership roles at Waitakere City Council with accountabilities for managing the effective and efficient processing of resource consent applications.
Michael is able to advise on a wide range of matters including advice on development contributions, governance, organisational design and process and procedures.
Michael is married with two sons. When he gets time he enjoys cycling and running.