Natural Hazards key contacts

Contacts for our natural hazards services.

Key contacts for Natural Hazards services

General Manager - Research

Rob has a specialist interest in oceanography and marine ecology, and has been a practising scientist on projects associated with the Southern Ocean, aquaculture, oil and gas exploration and marine conservation. He has overseen the planning and direction of NIWA’s science and the operation of the research vessels since 1999, and helps manage NIWA’s relationships with key stakeholders and collaborators.

Full Staff List

Staff member Position
Dr Michael Allis Coastal Engineer Email Dr Michael Allis
Dr Philip Barnes Principal Scientist - Marine Geology Email Dr Philip Barnes
Dr Rob Bell Principal Scientist - Coastal and Estuarine Physical Processes Email Dr Rob Bell
Jochen Bind Hydrodynamics and GIS Technician Email Jochen Bind
Dr Cyprien Bosserelle Hydrodynamics Modeller Email Dr Cyprien Bosserelle
Tony Bromley Principal Technician - Atmosphere Email Tony Bromley
Dr Trevor Carey-Smith Climate Scientist Email Dr Trevor Carey-Smith
Amelia Connell Benthic Ecology Technician Email Amelia Connell
Dr Sam Dean Principal Scientist - Climate Email Dr Sam Dean
Maurice Duncan Hydrologist Email Maurice Duncan
Dr Richard Gorman Coastal and Estuarine Physical Processes Scientist Email Dr Richard Gorman
Roddy Henderson Hydrologist Email Roddy Henderson
Dr Murray Hicks Principal Scientist - River and Coastal Geomorphology Email Dr Murray Hicks
Dr Darren King Environmental Scientist Email Dr Darren King
Dr Geoffroy Lamarche Principal Scientist - Marine Geology Email Dr Geoffroy Lamarche
Andrea Mari Research Software Engineer Email Andrea Mari
Dr Alistair McKerchar Hydrologist Email Dr Alistair McKerchar
Richard Measures Hydrodynamics Scientist Email Richard Measures
Bernard Miville Manager Operational Forecasting Email Bernard Miville
Dr Joshu Mountjoy Marine Geologist Email Dr Joshu Mountjoy
Lisa Northcote Marine Geology Technician Email Lisa Northcote
Ron Ovenden Coastal and Estuarine Physical Processes Technician Email Ron Ovenden
George Payne Principal Technician - Water Quality Email George Payne
Doug Ramsay Manager, Pacific Rim Email Doug Ramsay
Dr Helen Rouse Regional Manager - Christchurch and Nelson Email Dr Helen Rouse
Dr Shailesh Singh Hydrologist Email Dr Shailesh Singh
Dr Scott Stephens Coastal and Estuarine Physical Processes Scientist Email Dr Scott Stephens
Julian Sykes Freshwater Ecology and GIS Technician Email Julian Sykes
Kathy Walter Principal Technician - Environmental Information Email Kathy Walter
Dr Shaun Williams Hazard Analyst Email Dr Shaun Williams
Dr Christian Zammit Hydrologist Email Dr Christian Zammit