Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Tūwharetoa
Carly O’Connor is a Senior Policy Analyst for Te Wai Māori Trust.
She has experience working in resource management and RMA planning having held roles in local and central government (Kāpiti Coast District Council, Environmental Protection Authority and the Ministry for the Environment) and in the private sector in environmental planning roles at consultancies in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining Te Wai Māori, Carly was at the Ministry for the Environment, working on projects relating to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management.
Carly holds a Masters of Conservation Biology from Victoria University of Wellington and the University of New South Wales and a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management from Lincoln University.