Find out more about the people behind Cawthron Institute.

Gretchen Rasch

Science Report Editor


  • NZ Diploma in Business and NZIM Diploma in Management. NMIT, 1998
  • MSc Zoology. University of Auckland, 1985
  • BSc Wildlife Science. Cornell University, USA, 1979

Role at Cawthron

Gretchen provides editorial and proofreading support to the Coastal and Freshwater Group for all Cawthron client reports.

Technical skills, experience and interests

Gretchen's background is in threatened species protection with the US Forest Service, NZ Forest Service and the Department of Conservation. She worked in aquaculture permitting at the Ministry of Fisheries where she trained staff in report writing and the use of plain English.

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