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EquiP has commissioned best of breed experts to work closely with councils to improve performance in key areas.

Pamela Peters


Pamela Peters brings her extensive HR experience and a thorough understanding of local government leadership and processes to truly appreciate and develop this review process for performance, career development and information standards required.

Pamela has been responsible and involved with performance management and career development for over 20 years.  Her work, both in public and private sectors, has included local government HR managerial and governance roles, improving overall organisational performance and, most recently, strategic and operational HR work within a public-private alliance.

To learn more about Pamela, click here.  For more information on EquiP's Executive Performance Programme, click here



Philip Jones


Philip Jones has over 20 years of financiPhilip Jones circle8al experience in the local government sector and brings a wealth of practical experience and knowledge. He is the Principal of PJ & Associates Financial and Asset Management Solutions and has been consulting to a variety of local government-related organisations since June 2007, including advising management and governance.

To learn more about Philip, click here.  For more information on EquiP's Audit & Risk Service, click here




 David Hammond

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David Hammond provides advice to local councils through his company Hammond Robertson Ltd and is an Associate of EquiP. He has been very active in assisting organisations including LGNZ and MBIE to understand the freedom camping issue, is frequently sought out by the media on the subject and is currently developing a Freedom Camping Strategy for Nelson City Council.

To learn more about David, click here.  For more information on EquiP's Freedom Camping webinar, click here



Chris Olsen

Highly experienced in infrastructure procurement, EquiP Associate Chris Olsen would be one of the most sought-after people in New Zealand for roading contracts.

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Chris has been at the forefront of road maintenance and construction procurement for 40 years as a contractor, local authority manager, consultant, and as Transfund’s (now NZTA) manager of its procurement manual.

His unique blend of 14 years' private sector and 20 years' public sector experience has given Chris a profound understanding of infrastructure delivery models and the ability to bring together commercial acumen with a public sector ethos to provide breakthrough value to clients.

For more information on EquiP's Procurement Service, click here. 



Roger Blakeley

EquiP Associate Roger Blakeley is a very experienced Director, and has served on boards of Crown Entities (Fire Roger Blakeley circle4Service Commission, Lotteries Commission, Hillary Commission), Joint Government/Council Board (Interim Tamaki Redevelopment Company), Community Trust Boards (Chair, Digital Porirua, Chair, Porirua City Community IT Education Trust), Limited Companies (WRC Holdings Ltd, Port Investments Ltd, Greater Wellington Rail Ltd). He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.

The range of consulting services that Roger could offer to the local government sector includes: Resource Management Planning; Spatial Planning, Housing, Infrastructure, Transport and Funding; Economic Development; Community Engagement; Climate Change; Building Community Resilience; and Advice to Mayor/Council on Strategy and Performance Management

For more information on what Roger can do for you and your council, please email equip@lgnz.co.nz


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Date updated: 31 August 2017