Specialist areas of interest include RMA issues, community facilitation and rural mediation.
George Lyons farms a sheep/beef/cropping enterprise near Hastings and more recently has added mediation to his portfolio of specialist skills with includes local government, rural and environmental issues and educational governance.
George is a Hastings District Councillor, has current RMA Decision-makers certification and is a registered provider with the School Trustees Association.
A nine-year stint as chairman of the Hastings District Council Rural Community Board combined with farming has equipped him with a working knowledge of the Resource Management Act. He has experience of a number of rural dispute mediations.