Steve Peakall is a consultant based in the Auckland office. Steve specialises in environmental noise assessment and control, with a particular emphasis on large scale transportation infrastructure. Steve has over fifteen years’ experience working in environmental health and environmental noise consulting roles including three years experience in the United Kingdom and fifteen years in Auckland with Marshall Day Acoustics.
Steve specialises in advanced noise modelling techniques with expertise in the use of both the Integrated Noise Model (INM) and the Aviation Environmental Design Tool (AEDT) for aircraft noise and SoundPLAN for other transportation infrastructure, stadiums and general industry.
Involvement with challenging projects such as the redevelopment of the Eden Park Stadium, the proposed Marsden Rail Link, Queenstown Airport and Christchurch Airport and a number of regional airports around New Zealand has expanded Steve’s ability to manage large projects as well as build accurate noise models for complex situations. Over the last ten years, Steve has also been presenting evidence as an expert witness in Council Hearings.
Since obtaining his degree in Environmental Engineering in 2002, Steve has gained a diverse range of expertise in acoustical consultancy and has developed skills in many project sectors including vibration, building acoustics, and environmental noise modelling, measurement and assessment.
Qualifications & Memberships
- Bachelor of Science (Environmental Engineering), University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
- Institute of Acoustics, Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control
- Member of the Institute of Acoustics, UK (MIOA)
- Member of Acoustical Society NZ (MASNZ)
- Resource Management Law Association