Dukessa Biography

Dukessa Blackburn-Huettner –Stormwater Operations & Planning Manager


Currently Stormwater Operations & Planning Manager, Dukessa is the asset owner responsible for operating and maintaining a $4billion asset base for Auckland Council, as well as leading the stormwater planning function. As a Senior Manager, Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng), and mother of two, Dukessa brings 17 years broad experience in the private sector and local government both in New Zealand and Europe.  She has extensive experience in leading planning, development and management of mainly three waters infrastructure bringing a unique mixture of management and technical experience with project management experience spanning from multi-million euro complex high profile infrastructure developments in Europe to small local community schemes in NZ.


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