Rural Environmental Specialist
Lilian grew up on a sheep and beef farm, and after a period of being away has returned to the family farm in Matawai. She has practical knowledge of farming, including sheep, beef, deer, dairy, cropping and horticulture and combines her passion for farming with a wealth of nutrient management and environmental expertise in this role.
Lilian has joined Irricon as the first member of the North Island team in 2015. She has a Bachelor of Technology Degree from Massey University and is a Professional Member of the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (MIPENZ) and a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng).
Lilian worked for Fonterra (and legacy companies) for 14 years firstly as a Process Engineer and then as an Environmental Engineer where she provided technical expertise to the manufacturing sites across the country for wastewater treatment and irrigation. During this time she has been involved in the design of wastewater treatment systems, provided training for operators and audited sites for compliance with ISO14001. She has experience with resource consent applications and Overseer nutrient budgeting and has completed the Advanced Nutrient Management course at Massey University and is a Certified Nutrient Management advisor.