Allan Chesswas


Renaissance Consulting Limited is the policy, planning and resource management consulting business of Allan Chesswas, BRP. Allan is a professionally qualified and accredited environmental planner, with 9 years experience in various roles in policy, planning and resource management.

Allan holds a Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning from Massey University, a signatory of the Urban Design Forum and is a member of the New Zealand Town Planning Institute.

Allan has a wide range of experience in both the private and public sector. He started his planning career with Harrison Grierson Consultants in Wellington, where he quickly acquired their high standard of work and a commitment to thoroughness and excellence. Allan has worked in all three of Taranaki’s district councils, and conducted the 2006 – 2008 Stratford District Plan Review. He also has experience in community development and in treaty settlement work. He has recently been involved in preparing a resource consent for a large quarry extension and is currently in the process of reviewing the energy provisions for both the South Taranaki and Statford District Plans.

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  • Work
    • Environmental Planner
  • Education
    • Batchelor of Resource and Environmental Planning