People

To give the best advice and receive the best results for our clients, it makes sense to employ the most capable and experienced planners.

Our people are some of New Zealand’s most skilled and experienced planners. They join us from across New Zealand and Australasia, contributing diverse backgrounds in both public and private sector planning. Their specialist skills and experience are extensive. All our employees work closely with local and regional authority officials and Councillors, government departments, lawyers, other consultants and associated parties.

Our team approach means every resource and skill goes into ensuring the successful outcome of your project.

Jeff Brown | Director

Jeff has 20 years’ experience in resource management, including extensive experience in presentation to Councils and other groups, and he is a regular participant in the Environment Court. Jeff spreads his time between the Auckland and Queenstown offices and is usually available in each location on any given week. Read More

Alyson Hutton

Alyson has 14 years New Zealand based experience in the planning industry both in local government and consultancy roles. Prior to working for Brown and Company she spent the last 10 years she worked for the Queenstown Lakes District Council in a senior policy role. Before that she worked for Beca Planning in Wellington and the Bay of Plenty Regional Council in Whakatane. Read More

Lucy Milton

For the past 7 years Lucy has lived in Queenstown and worked as a Resource Management Planner. She has been involved in a large number of developments throughout the district, ranging from the construction of residential dwellings through to large-scale subdivisions. Having had experience at Local Government, Lucy understands the building process, and what materials are specific to the Queenstown Lakes district. Read More

Amy Wilson-White

Amy has been Office Manager at Brown & Company since March 2013. After living in the area for more than 30 years, Amy has great local knowledge and many years’ experience within the construction and development sectors. She enjoys working with the Brown & Company team, consultants and clients alike and puts her problem solving skills to good use wherever possible. Read More