Shaun McCracken

Chartered Engineer, Environment Canterbury

Shaun McCracken is a Chartered Engineer leading a team of river engineers and planners at Environment Canterbury. Normally this role involves the delivery of flood protection to Canterbury communities through the management of stopbanks, vegetation, riverbed topography, and related works. Subsequent to the June 2021 Canterbury Floods, Shaun was seconded into a fixed term role as the Recovery Manager for flood protection and will talk about the successes and challenges of making room for the river in this context.

Successes and Challenges of Making Room for Canterbury Rivers

Thurs 11:00 am