Niki Bould PhD



Niki is a consultant in sustainable education and business and a researcher in many elements of sustainability.  Sustainability is a complex term and means many things to many people; Niki is passionate about assisting others understand issues associated with our changing world and how it can enhance their business.

Niki gained her PhD titled "Design within Sustainability" in 2012.  A key focus of her research has been understanding the obstacles and opportunities for educators and businesses to incorporate more sustainable practices.   She is familiar with pertinent issues in New Zealand, specifically concerning waste minimisation and food systems.  She has given numerous lectures and run workshops on a wide variety of issues currently facing New Zealand and how to integrate understanding and approaches into many different sectors, including education, not-for-profit, tourism, hospitality, healthcare and industry.  She has a good deal of experience in research and data analysis, and community consultation and engagement. She is a great workshop facilitator, she can build beautiful websites and she has become very experienced in the new NES-PF (National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry).

She is a strong advocate for sustainability and an energetic citizen of New Zealand and has lived in Dunedin since 2002.  In addition to her advocacy work with sustainability, she was an elected member of the Chalmers Community Board in Dunedin from 2007-2010.  More recently she was the Dunedin North Candidate for the Green Party for the 2017 General Election.  In her time off, Niki loves exploring New Zealand bush and beaches, as well as cycling around the beautiful city of Dunedin.


(03) 477 9242 or 021 254 8928