Long Service Milestones

In February, Sharon De Luca and Katie Chilton marked 15 years with Boffa Miskell. Both are recognised for expertise in their disciplines; and leadership within the Tauranga and Christchurch offices, and the company as a whole.

Sharon De Luca – 15 Years

Since joining the company, ecologist Sharon De Luca has demonstrated high levels of commitment and excellence in all areas — whether in project work, management or leadership. Now a full partner in the company, her previous roles have included Technical Leader for Sciences and Managing Principal of the Tauranga office.

Sharon is a national leader in marine ecology. She cares deeply about sustainability and environmental quality; and her contribution in the area of mangrove management has led to debunking of poor science employed by vested interests in support of clearance programmes.

Sharon established Boffa Miskell’s now-consistent presence at the Taupo Great Lake Relay. This much-anticipated event on the annual calendar has played a tangible role in the development of the One Company ethos.

Katie Chilton – 15 Years

Landscape architect Katie Chilton has been involved in a wide range of significant and successful design projects; and her design talent and excellent graphic communication skills have been highly valued by clients.

Katie is widely recognised for her public realm, park, playground and recreation-based project design ability. She has been involved with notable South Island projects including Streetscape Design Guidelines for the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, the Queenstown Country Club, Peter’s Lookout at Lake Pukaki, Otago Polytechnic and Logan Park Master Plans in Dunedin, and most recently the Milford/Piopiotahi Opportunities Project.

Katie is a committee member of the NZILA Canterbury Westland branch. More recently, she has taken on a role as one of the leaders of the South Island design team.

24 March 2021