BSocSc (Waikato), BCom (Otago), LLB (Otago), MCom (Natal)
Raewyn has over 20 years professional experience in environmental law and policy. She has broad experience in the environmental field having worked as a resource management lawyer and policy adviser to business, government and the not-for-profit sector. As Policy Director Raewyn currently heads EDS’s environmental think-tank capacity.
For the past decade Raewyn’s work has focused on landscape protection, coastal development and marine management in New Zealand. She has written numerous papers, research reports and guides on these issues. Raewyn has published a major book on coastal development titled Castles in the Sand: What’s happening to the New Zealand coast? and on marine mammal protection titled Dolphins of Aotearoa: Living with dolphins in New Zealand. Raewyn is currently a member of the Stakeholder Working Group preparing the first marine spatial plan in New Zealand for the Hauraki Gulf.
Raewyn is a keen sailor, snorkeller, snowboarder and photographer.