Amon Martin (Ngāti Kahungunu) is an asset planning manager who leads effective adaptation planning. He has 20-years’ experience in managing the risks associated with climate related hazards, including management of flood protection infrastructure. He has a focus on big picture planning to create resilient and socially vibrant communities as our world changes.
Amon is currently at Thames-Coromandel District Council (New Zealand), an area with over 400km of coastline. He led Council’s coastal adaptation project through to adoption in September 2022 and is now guiding its implementation. This was a three-year project, partnered with Pare Hauraki (Iwi Representatives), which empowered communities to plan for the impacts of climate change.