Mark Batchelor

Planning Manager

Phone: 07 849 9921
Mobile: 027 700 9431

Mark joined CKL in October 2019 to head up the planning team in our new Tauranga office. He’s a natural team leader and has strong interpersonal and management skills. These are complemented by technical excellence in his chosen field of planning, with over 22 years’ experience with local authorities, central government, and consultancies in Auckland, Tauranga, Hawkes Bay and Marlborough.

Mark has worked in Tauranga for many years and knows the Western Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions inside out. He has been heavily involved in land development, resource consenting, plan reviews and policy analysis both as a consultant and as a former Land Development Manager for Tauranga City Council.

His project experience spans commercial, industrial, residential, sub-divisions, healthcare and contaminated land. Mark holds a Bachelor of Town Planning and is a professional member of the NZ Planning Institute, Resource Management Law Association and Resource Management Practitioners Group.