Principal Policy Advisor
Grace joined LGNZ in July 2017 as a Policy Advisor with a focus on environmental and social policy issues.
Grace has a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts majoring in Political Science from the University of Canterbury. She has previously practiced law, and worked for two and a half years as an employment, health and safety and resource management lawyer for a national law firm. Grace has previously served as a member of New Plymouth District Council’s Youth Subcommittee, which she chaired for two years. During her university years, Grace worked for New Plymouth District Council in the Community Development and Corporate Strategy and Policy teams, with a particular focus on increasing engagement of youth in local government issues and processes.
Outside of work Grace has an interest in art and public art initiatives and enjoys cooking and exploring Wellington’s cafes and restaurants.