Alan's Profile

As a Horticulturist and Parks and Recreation Manager, Conservation Manager, Heritage Property Manager and adviser. I have managed a range of Botanic Gardens, Parks, Recreation, and Heritage Places over a period of 28 years.

Within Tertiary education I have been a Principal Lecturer teaching (Recreation, Tourism, Marketing, Leisure, Research Methods, Management) and held Senior Management roles (Acting Dean, Associate Dean) in commerce, tourism, and innovation as well as Administration Services in Civil and Natural Resources Engineering and as College Operations Manager in the College of Engineering.

The Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering is ranked ranked in top 1% in the world by QS ranking. 

Specialties: Governance, Strategic Management, Financial Management, Project Management, Policy Development, Future Planning, City Planning, Heritage Management, Tourism Marketing and Management, Destination Marketing and Management, Horticultural and Garden Management, Conservation Policy and Management.

Community involvement
  • President of the Canterbury Horticultural Society 
  • Trustee of the Te Kohaka O Tuhaitara Trust
  • Chairman of the Christchurch Garden City Trust 
  • Treasurer and Board member of ICOMOS New Zealand 
  • Previously National Chairman of Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture
I am interested in future trends and ideas that will enable people to enjoy living in a world which looks after all its resources.

Further information about my career is available at Alan Jolliffe Linkedin

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