Allan is MWH NZ’s National Specialist for Stormwater Management. His career has focused around his technical experience includes drainage design, Low Impact Design (LID), integrated catchment management planning, numerical analysis and treatment system design. He participated in and led teams in multi-disciplinary projects ranging from individual site development (or redevelopment) to subdivision (green and brown fields) and road projects.
He has presented papers at a number of conferences and seminars and in national publications as well as appearing as an expert witness at planning, mediation and court hearings on stormwater related issues and has also lead internal courses on stormwater training within MWH.
He was a founding committee member of WaterNZ’s Stormwater Special Interest Group. Understanding and managing the full range of impacts of stormwater discharges on both natural and human environments. He understands both the engineering imperatives of construction projects, but also the environmental and social (planning) context that the engineering solutions need to operate within.