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Maarama Consulting

Maarama Consulting Ltd is a consultancy, based in Wellington, New Zealand, specialising in environmental, economic and sustainability issues. Maarama (emphasis on the long first syllable) is a Maori word meaning understanding or enlightenment.

Dr Ralph Chapman
I am an environmental economist with wide experience of public policy and strategy. My speciality is environmental economics and its links to environmental and sustainable development strategy and policy. Ongoing interests are climate change, transport, energy, urban design, environmental health and comparative environmental policy.

As from 1 December 2005 I am Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Environmental Studies Programme at Victoria University of Wellington.

E-mail: ralph.chapman@paradise.net.nz
Phone: +64 4 977 6071
Mobile: +64 21 725 742