Francesca Dodd is working as part of the research team within National Science Challenge 11: Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities for New Zealand. Her PhD topic sits across the Public Policy and Environmental Planning departments and is concerned with revealing and restructuring the framework for decision-making about new housing 


Sam McGlennin is a freelance consultant advising business & governments on approaches to their sustainability problems. He has a PhD from the Australian National University and spent the last three years working for the Sustainable Business Network, based in Auckland. His specialities include sustainability in procurement and supply chains, leadership and facilitation on approaches to sustainability, and research and writing on issues that matter. 

Confluence Consulting


Hayley Willers is an experienced property lawyer who deals with a wide range of private and commercial property matters including but not limited to residential, rural and commercial conveyancing, subdivisions, refinancing, leasing, commercial contracts retirement villages, relationship property, trust, wills and enduring powers of attorney.

She has a broad background in all aspects of property law, acting for small/medium businesses, local government, public sector and private clients.  She is an advisor on issues associated with the Overseas Investment Act and land acquisition.

Hayley works in for Davidson Twaddle Isaac Lawyers and remotes in Raglan at The HQ two days per week.