At the helm of Thomas Consultants stands a diverse and seasoned leadership team with considerable expertise in their chosen fields.

Our team can collectively steer the course towards successful land development projects. Clients include property owners, developers, local and central government, agencies, as well as community organisations around New Zealand.

Customer service is the backbone of everything we do at Thomas Consultants. Our team promptly and professionally addresses questions and concerns while delivering on-time and on-budget results for your project.

Richard Thomas Managing Director

NZCE (civil), Registered Engineering Associate, Independent Commissioner, Making good decisions Certificate Holder (Ministry for the Environment). Specialises in land development, civil and environmental engineering, programme and business management.

Richard Thomas

Managing Director
Ashwita Murphy

Bachelor of Science in Resources and Environmental Planning (University of Waikato (2004), Associate Member NZPI. 20 years of experience in planning in New Zealand and abroad. Technical guidance and quality assurance for resource consents. 


Ashwita Murphy

Team Leader - Planning
Dietrich Truchsess, Thomas Consultants Ltd new engineering manager

CPEng, IntPE (Nz), APEC Engineer,TC and Business Management Level 7. Focused on project delivery outcomes and resolving critical construction issues, tracking contractor programs, and performance. Design deliverable and quality management. 


Manager - Engineering
Steven Mydlowski, Surveying Team Leader

Registered Professional Surveyor, Licensed Surveyor, Member of Survey & Spatial NZ. Strong project management leadership with over 32 years’ New Zealand survey experience, predominantly in the Auckland region specialising in cadastral surveying.  


Manager - Surveying
Simon Ness, Team Leader ECON at Thomas Consultants

Eng. First Class Honours (MICE). Senior management roles in commercial manufacturing, research and development for production and distribution. Managed piling and drilling teams for commercial and domestic applications.

Simon Ness

Manager - Environmental Contamination
Daniel Pang, Management Accountant at Thomas Consultants

Chartered Accountant – Full Member, Bachelor of Accountancy. Finance and account management, budgeting and forecasting for multiple industries.  Analysing sales and operational performances.

Daniel Pang

Manager - finance

Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science, Master of Science in Chemistry (Hons.) Qualified contaminated land practitioner recognised by local/regional councils.  Expertise in contaminated site project management, evidence, GIS and geospatial data management and more. 

Sam Woolley

Team Leader - Soil & Ecology
Sharon Wang land development

Bachelor in Engineering (Civil), Diploma in Civil Engineering, Member of Engineering New Zealand.  Solid background of Local Council District Plans, the Unitary Plan and documents/bylaws relating to land development. 

Sharon Wang

Sosene Meredith,

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil), Diploma in Engineering Technology (Civil). Full-time secondment position to Watercare and Auckland Council Regulatory Engineering Teams. Involved in projects in both New Zealand and Samoa.

Sosene Meredith

Team Leader - Development Engineering
Nick Hindson

Prince2 – Practitioner, Architectural Designer, Certificate in Small Business Management. 27 years experience in project management, design, planning, strategy, leadership and training.

Nick Hindson

Team Leader - Project Management & Landscape Architecture
Kirsten Thomas, Business & Systems Analyst at Thomas Consultants

Bachelor of Commerce (University of Auckland), Operations Management & Information Systems.  8+ years in operations management, systems optimisation and improving processes to enhance customer service, 

Kirsten Thomas

Manager - Operations and Systems