Ms Rebecca Knott
BE(Civil,Hons), MEngNZ, MSc(LSE)
Engineering New Zealand nominee, appointed 1 February 2018 until 31 January 2020
Rebecca has been part of the dam industry for over 20 years, since starting with the Electricity Corporation of New Zealand (ECNZ). She is the General Manager of Dam Safety Intelligence Ltd, a subsidiary of Meridian Energy formed in 2016. Rebecca is the current Chair of the New Zealand Society on Large dams (NZSOLD), a Technical Interest Group within Engineering New Zealand actively involved with technical, environmental, social, economic, regulatory and administrative aspects of dams and their safety. She represents New Zealand on the International Commission on Large dams. Rebecca is part of the Technical Working Group for the New Zealand Government's proposed National Environmental Standard for Dam Safety. Rebecca has also worked in not for-profit organisations for 3 years, both in New Zealand and Guatemala, and project managed an NZ Aid funded dam safety project in Viet Nam.