Aidan Perry

Graduate Consultant

My love of sport led me to study Sport and Recreation at Lincoln University, where I was fortunate enough to gain an internship as a consultant at RSL (Recreation, Sports and Leisure) in 2022; this led me to discover a passion for consultancy work.

You can contact me for help with

  • Sport and recreational planning
  • Amenities and facilities
  • Research
  • Creating policies
  • Camping facilities and reviews

My expertise

During my internship I created a feasibility report for a Kaikoura project and supported senior consultants on other feasibility assessments and projects. I developed a sporting timetable for the Selwyn Sports Centre to ensure smooth and efficient management for the facility and its activities. Throughout these, I  regularly participated in community and stakeholder engagements, presenting data, writing reports and developing relationships within the community.


My enthusiasm is bringing knowledge, passion and motivation to improve community wellbeing. I have refined leadership, organisational and communication skills through my commitments in sports captaincy, coaching hockey teams and being the youth grade  co-ordinator for his sports club. At Lincoln University I stood as President of the Recreation Society, creating networking events with sector professionals and Generate NZ.


  • Bachelor of Sports and Recreation, majoring in Environmental Management


  • Recreation Aotearoa member

Xyst in action

I work closely with the Xyst consultancy team on a variety of sport and recreation projects, enjoying the opportunities to gain new learnings and experiences. Away from work, I am keenly involved in h.ockey as a player/coach and I am also a keen golfer.



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