Nicci Wood

Nicci has over 20 years’ experience in providing technical advice on national, regional and local asset, catchment and resource related planning, strategy and policy. She is driven by real world problems, inter-disciplinary working, collaborations and innovations that deliver opportunities for change, to create and deliver better communities and environments [rather than accept that what we have now is the best we can do].

For the past few years Nicci has been involved in Three Waters Reforms. Advocating for the sector and advising governance and decision-makers on developing legislation (the Water Services Bills) and regulation. Nicci was proud to be a member of the governments Rural Supplies Technical Working Group. She also represents the sector on matters such as co-investment for flood protection schemes, for more ambitious National Adaptation and Emissions Reduction plans and NEMA’s Emergency Management Trifecta programme. All whilst joining the dots with the Future for Local Government and Resource Management reforms for the sector and communities of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Nicci is passionate about the environment and spending time out-of-doors, being in nature. She loves travelling and loves meeting new people.