Consulting

INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (IPENZ) NEW ZEALAND, WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND

2013

The Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) is the professional body which represents professional engineers from all disciplines in New Zealand. I worked as a consultant to lead and facilitate a participatory and design-led inquiry to investigate engineering futures and develop strategies for IPENZ to be able to serve the engineering community of the future.

AUCKLAND CITY COUNCIL, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

2013

Auckland City Council has developed a vision for achieving zero waste generation in Auckland by 2040. A technical expert has identified policy and technology development goals using backcasting scenarios. I supported this project by developing strategies for inspiring and enabling the necessary behavioural and cultural changes by Auckland households using principles of human-centred design and design futuring.

JASMAX ARCHITECTS, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

2012

Jasmax is the largest architectural company in Auckland, New Zealand. I worked on a project with Jasmax which aims to help Jasmax to develop strategies to adapt to the expected, fundamental changes in the housing sector in the coming 20 years which are mainly influenced by new construction technologies, market saturation in the developed countries, increasing competition with Asian companies and implications of sustainability issues. This project involved identification of innovation paths for Jasmax to adapt to expected changes in the housing sector using design-led visioning and development of scenario network maps.

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS NETWORK, NEW ZEALAND

2011-2012

The Sustainable Business Network (SBN) is a not-for-profit incorporated society working nationwide to improve sustainability performance of New Zealand businesses. Currently 430 small, medium and large businesses are members of SBN. SBN annually organises the very reputable NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards to acknowledge and showcase the most progressive businesses in relation to their sustainability performance. I have been an expert consultant in the decision making process for the awards in small-medium sized businesses and, design and innovation categories in 2011 and 2012.

ENVIU, ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

2009

Enviu is a well-known not-for-profit organisation which helps sustainability-driven start-ups to develop and diffuse their innovations. I worked with Enviu in November 2009 to help them align their organisational vision and strategy with long-term sustainability transformations through a series of participatory workshops using the scenario method I developed as part of my PhD research.

EKODENGE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANCY, ANKARA, TURKEY

2002-2005

I fulfilled several roles covering project assistant, project co-ordinator and project manager in European Union funded (under LIFE-II and LIFE-III programs) projects aiming to help improve environmental performance of Turkish manufacturing and approximate Turkish environmental legislation with European Union’s environmental acquis especially in the area of producer responsibility at end-of-life of products.