PEOPLE

Our people are our strongest asset.

LT McGuinness employs over 200 full-time staff. We care about our employees and turnover is low. Most have worked for the company for at least 10 years, and many for well over 20 years. We deliver quality construction work using our own workforce.

We also employ more than 12 apprentices at any one time. Our commitment to ongoing staff training is passed on to our clients through the everyday delivery of quality service.

Our managers have deep and varied industry experience. With qualified engineers, quantity surveyors and experienced tradesmen in our management ranks, we bring a wide mix of skills to every job.

Our subcontractors are carefully selected and managed. Selection is based on experience, company culture and capacity, not just price.

 

KEY PERSONNEL:

Peter McGuinness

Director

Years with the company: 42

A qualified civil engineer, Peter has unmatched experience in bringing projects to successful completion. He has developed LT McGuinness’s construction methodologies and health and safety systems, but above all he sets the company’s benchmark in construction. With an eye to quality assurance, Peter personally makes sure projects are up to standard before delivery to the client.

Mobile: 0274 477 549

Email: peterm@mcguinness.co.nz

Brian McGuinness

Managing Director

Years with the company: 42

Brian sets the strategic targets and ensures the LT McGuinness culture is maintained so that clients’ and consultants’ expectations are achieved. He has an indepth knowledge of tender negotiations and a special expertise in heritage buildings.

Mobile: 0272 316 118

Email: brianm@mcguinness.co.nz

John Malthus

Director / Contracts Manager

Years with the company: 32

A senior company member, John is a qualified quantity surveyor who has managed many of the company’s largest projects. He has a wealth of experience in the restoration and refurbishment of heritage buildings and offers solid advice on detailing, waterproofing and value engineering. John managed both the Premier House project and the Government House project, 'completing the double' by leading two of New Zealand’s most significant restorations. John's recent projects include managing the Clyde Quay Wharf Redevelopment project based on Wellingtons existing overseas passenger terminal.

Email: johnm@mcguinness.co.nz

Dan McGuinness

Director

Years with the company: 18

Dan is a qualified quantity surveyor with a Bachelor of Construction degree from Massey University. He was the Site Manager on major projects such as Transpower House, Chews Lane and the Odlins Building redevelopment. 

Mobile: 0274 385 770

Email: danm@mcguinness.co.nz

Kerrin Manuel

Director / Construction Manager

Years with the company: 20

With a New Zealand Certificate in Engineering behind him, Kerrin has significant experience in managing medium to large-scale jobs such as Semple House in Oriental Bay and Transpower House. He was the lead Site Manager in both the $100 million Chews Lane refurbishment project and also the recently completed Clyde Quay Wharf Redevelopment.

Mobile: 0274 711 036

Email: kerrinm@mcguinness.co.nz

Sean McGuinness

Director / Construction Manager

Years with the company: 14

Sean has extensive experience managing medium to large-scale construction projects such as the Shelly BMW redevelopment, the Chews Lane development and Semple House in Oriental Bay. One of his most notable recent projects includes managing the construction of the Clyde Quay under-wharf Car park. This was a huge feat that required casting 90 ton slabs above the level of high tide. Once cured, these were then lowered into position using synchronized hydraulic jacks. Numerous challenges were presented along the way but with the assistance of a strong team around him, Sean was able to successfully deliver the car park to the clients expectations.

Mobile: 0276 679 903

Email: seanm@mcguinness.co.nz

Aaron Lindsay

Project Manager

Years with the company: 1

Since joining us Aaron has been an integral part of the team who have established our Auckland office and projects. He holds a Diploma in Civil Engineering and has 17 years’ experience in the delivery of large-scale commercial construction projects in the Auckland region. Driven and focussed, Aaron’s industry and local knowledge is invaluable. He is currently managing the Wynyard East project.

Mobile: 021 879 327

Email: aaronl@mcguinness.co.nz

Aaron McGuinness

Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager

Years with the company: 16

Aaron, a qualified carpenter and quantity surveyor, managed financial aspects of projects such as Government House and led the successful strengthening of 15-floor Grant Thornton House. Aaron is now overseeing the State Insurance and Home of Compassion refurbishments. He is also our key relationship contact with W2 Shared Services, a 10-year property partnership with WelTec and Whitireia to develop the Te Auaha Centre.

Mobile: 0274 476 527

Email: aaronm@mcguinness.co.nz

Adam Guile

Quantity Surveyor

Years with the company: 7

After working with us over successive summers from 2008, Adam joined the permanent staff in July 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Building Science, specialising in project management. He has worked on construction and post-contract work at One Market Lane, the Trade Me fit-out, the base build and fit-out of the Queens Wharf southern retail alterations and the 157 Lambton Quay seismic upgrade. He is currently working on the base build and fit-out of 44 The Terrace.

Mobile: 027 375 7196

Email: adamg@mcguinness.co.nz

Adam Pugh

Services Manager

Years with the company: 1

Adam joined us from the UK to begin work on the Bowen campus project. A qualified electrician with 11 years at management level, Adam had worked across England on a number of challenging commercial, educational and healthcare projects. He brings a wealth of experience to our company, and Adam and his family have settled well into New Zealand.

Mobile: 021 376 429

Email: adamp@mcguinness.co.nz

Adrian Duncan

Site Manager

Years with the company: 5

Adrian holds a National Certificate in Carpentry and a Bachelor of Applied Science. He was site manager on the HSBC Tower refit and two earthquake strengthenings on Lambton Quay, and is now site manager at the State Insurance Building. Adrian helped install the JH Whittaker Chocolate Factory silos while his people skills were acknowledged in his roles as manager, client liaison and apartment handover, at Clyde Quay Wharf and One Market Lane.

Mobile: 021 703 144

Email: adriand@mcguinness.co.nz

Ben Whaanga

Site Manager

Years with the company: 5

Ben holds a Bachelor of Design degree and a National Certificate in Carpentry. Early jobs with us included seismic strengthening and the Charlie Noble restaurant in the Huddart Parker Building. Ben is a good ‘people person’ with a calm and unflustered style who has worked on various Victoria University jobs and is now at the Bowen campus.

Mobile: Mobile: 027 811 0594

Email: benw@mcguinness.co.nz

Bill Manuel

Site and H&S Manager

Years with the company: 22

With over 40 years’ construction industry experience behind him, Bill has managed many of our commercial projects, including major apartment jobs. He applied his health and safety expertise to the Cuba Dixon project and the St Pat’s College refurbishment where he is currently site manager. Bill is a great mentor to younger staff and oversees our apprenticeship programme.

Mobile: 0274 464 029

Email: billm@mcguinness.co.nz

Blake Honeyfield

Site Manager

Years with the company: 1

Blake is a qualified carpenter and joiner who also holds advanced trade certification. He has brought a range of people management skills and structural knowledge to building projects such as Government House in Wellington. Blake is now working on the Wynyard Central apartment development in Auckland.

Mobile: 021 813 564

Email: blakeh@mcguinness.co.nz

Bob Walker

Project Manager / Quantity Surveyor

Years with the company: 6

Bob has brought a wealth of construction industry experience to jobs such as the ANZ tower redevelopment on Featherston Street, the Aurora Centre fit-out for MSD, Xero’s head office, Infratil’s headquarters, the Harbour City Centre, Contact Energy and VUW’s Faculty of Architecture and Design. Bob is well known for building a great rapport with clients and consultants.

Mobile: 021 379 059

Email: bobw@mcguinness.co.nz

Bruce Hurrell

Commercial Manager

Years with the company: 1

Bruce is a qualified quantity surveyor (MNZIQS, NZCQS) with over 15 years’ experience in New Zealand and Australia. Before joining us Bruce was responsible for the commercial delivery of a number of large construction projects in the Auckland region. He is a member of the senior LT McGuinness team who are establishing our presence in the Auckland market.

Mobile: 021 875 827

Email: bruceh@mcguinness.co.nz

Bryce Hunter

Health and Safety Manager

Years with the company: 8

Since joining us in 2009 when the Chews Lane project was in full swing, Bryce has worked on a number of high-profile jobs across the city.  As a qualified carpenter, former crane dogman and Site Traffic Management Supervisor who has extensive on-the-job experience with us, Bryce has all the credentials for his health and safety role. He is now at PwC Centre.

Mobile: 021 836 837

Email: bryceh@mcguinness.co.nz

Chris Diston

Company Health and Safety Manager

Years with the company: 4

Health and safety is a fundamental business objective for us and Chris holds a senior position within the company. He has an extensive background in health and safety and keeps everyone up to speed with legislative changes. Chris emphasises good records and documentation and his efforts are one reason we maintain a tertiary rating from ACC, the highest health and safety rating available in the construction industry.

Mobile: 021 596 689

Email: chrisd@mcguinness.co.nz

Chris Guile

Site and Project Manager

Years with the company: 34

Chris has successfully managed prestigious projects across the company, from re-strengthening of the Huddart Parker Building to overseeing the finishing of the Clyde Quay Wharf apartments. He played a key role in the Aurora Centre development and TopShop fit-out.
Chris is very knowledgeable on heavy construction and is now applying his expertise to assist our Auckland team.  He’s a natural at getting on with people and enjoys excellent relationships with clients and customers.

Mobile: 0274 461 639

Email: chrisg@mcguinness.co.nz

Chris McGuinness

Site Manager

Years with the company: 14

Chris is a qualified joiner and an interior fit-out specialist who has transferred those finishing skills to the management of complex structural projects. He was instrumental in the Clyde Quay Wharf project and St Mary of the Angels’ re-strengthening. Having relocated to Auckland in 2015, Chris is now part of our Wynyard Central team.

Mobile: 0275 739 260

Email: chrism@mcguinness.co.nz

Chris Murray

Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager

Years with the company: 4

Chris has Diplomas in Construction Technology and Quantity Surveying. Since joining us, Chris has gained significant experience in project managing big, public and busy downtown construction jobs. These include seismic upgrades on The Terrace and the PWC Tower redevelopment. He was commercial project manager of David Jones on Lambton Quay, the giant retailer’s first store outside Australia. Chris is currently applying his talents on the Bowen Campus project.

Mobile: 021 803 262

Email: chrismurray@mcguinness.co.nz

Dave Grindell

Interiors Manager

Years with the company: 27

Dave has completed some of our most demanding high-quality fit-outs. He has a gift for grasping the key details of a project well before they are apparent from the plans. Dave’s apartment fit-outs include Clyde Quay Wharf, One Market Lane and Semple House.  Commercial office fit-outs include NZX, the MSD project and the Te Auaha Centre in downtown Wellington.

Mobile: 0274 510 093

Email: daveg@mcguinness.co.nz

David Aldred

Project Manager

Years with the company: 7

Well organised and motivated, David has created outstanding quality assurance plans to ensure top quality delivery. After his key role in the $25M refurbishment of Central Park Flats, David contract managed the $50M One Market Lane. He enjoys a challenge and in recent years has managed multiple refurbishments, seismic upgrades, retail builds and government fit outs. David builds up great relationships with clients and prides himself on ensuring they receive the best service.

Mobile: 027 217 7687

Email: davida@mcguinness.co.nz

Dennis Bowes

Site Manager

Years with the company: 1

Dennis’s array of qualifications in his 25 years in the industry cover site management, brickwork, stone masonry and managing construction safety - not to mention high performance rugby coaching. Originally from the UK, Dennis has worked on projects including a Sports and Recreational Centre in Dunbar, Scotland, and Dublin’s James Connolly Hospital and Tallaght Exchange Building. Dennis joined us on the Wynyard East apartment development. He is hardworking, always keen to develop and a natural team player and mentor to others.

Mobile: 021 085 33553

Email: dennisb@mcguinness.co.nz

Dion Russell

Site and Project Manager

Years with the company: 31

Dion started with us as a building apprentice 30 years ago. An outstanding site manager who leads from the front, Dion has technical expertise in all areas of construction and a thorough understanding of heritage buildings and structural strengthening.
He played a key part in the Government House conservation project, Clyde Quay Wharf redevelopment and the David Jones project.  Dion is now applying his expertise to the Bowen Campus project.

Mobile: 0274 497 428

Email: dionr@mcguinness.co.nz

Gerry Andrews

Senior Site Manager

Years with the company: 6

Gerry's thorough knowledge of construction is built on 30 years’ experience. A qualified builder and structural expert, he’s applied his skills to major projects including Government House, the Wharewaka, Harbour City Centre, Clyde Quay Wharf, PWC Tower, Rutherford House and David Jones. Gerry’s structures work on the One Market Lane apartments was just one highlight, and he is now working on the PwC Centre.

Mobile: 021 221 9083

Email: gerrya@mcguinness.co.nz

Graham Little

Interiors Site Manager

Years with the company: 15

As one of our specialist interiors experts, Graham has played a big part in building the company’s reputation for the excellent quality of its finishing work. He was a leader in the interior finishing teams at Chews Lane and One Market Lane apartments. He has also applied his expertise to refurbishments of the NZX Building, 44 The Terrace (for the Tertiary Education Commission and Commerce Commission) and NZ Defence Force projects.

Mobile: 027 538 7794

Email: grahaml@mcguinness.co.nz

Hoani Russell

Site Manager

Years with the company: 4

After starting his apprenticeship with us in 2007, Hoani holds a certificate in carpentry and has progressed to Site Manager. He has broad experience in all aspects of construction from structures to interiors. More recently, Hoani has worked on complex fit-outs such as Whitireia/WelTec where subcontractor management is paramount in meeting client expectations.

Mobile: 021 296 5651

Email: hoanir@mcguinness.co.nz

Jack McGuinness

Quantity Surveyor

Years with the company: 5

Jack has been involved in various central Wellington projects and was a lead quantity surveyor on the Rutherford House upgrade. He is also involved with our Auckland projects. Jack holds a Diploma in Quantity Surveying and is a member of the NZ Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

Mobile: 027 315 6054

Email: jackm@mcguinness.co.nz

Jeff McHardy

Project Manager

Years with the company: 6

The holder of a Bachelor of Building Science degree, Jeff brings his organisational strengths and understanding of construction management systems to all projects he’s involved in. These have included the Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) Hub and VUW Rutherford House and the Huddart Parker refurbishment. Jeff is currently project manager on the PwC Site 10 project.

Mobile: 022 072 7411

Email: jeffm@mcguinness.co.nz

Jens Normann

Crane Facilities Manager / Crane Driver

Years with the company: 5

Jens holds NZQA Crane and Dogman Unit standards, along with mini-crawler crane qualifications. He has been an integral team member in projects such as Chews Lane, Clyde Quay Wharf and One Market Lane apartments, and the Aurora House redevelopment. Jens is known for his hard work, flexibility and being a team player.

Mobile: 021 142 5749

Email: jensn@mcguinness.co.nz

Joe Plamus

Services Manager

Years with the company: 2

The holder of a National Certificate in Plumbing, Gas Fitting and Mechanical Services, Joe has a solid knowledge of commercial services. Before joining us, Joe worked for 10 years in the UK as a mechanical and electrical project manager on large projects including The Tate Modern Gallery, 21 Wapping Lane and Holland Green apartments. After working on the Aurora Centre in Wellington, Joe relocated to Auckland to be part of teams on the University of Auckland Thomas Building fit-out and the Wynyard Central apartments.

Mobile: 0272 879 185

Email: joep@mcguinness.co.nz

Ketan Dhiru

Services Manager

Years with the company: 4

Ketan has a highly well-organised approach to managing and coordinating the installation of all on-site services. At One Market Lane, his focus was on delivery of the apartments’ services.  At 157 Lambton Quay, Ketan spent two years on challenging seismic works, all on night shifts because the building was occupied during the day. He is now at the Bowen campus.

Mobile: 021811624

Email: ketand@mcguinness.co.nz

Louis Scoble

Maintenance Manager

Years with the company: 8

Louis heads the team that supports our clients around Wellington through a building maintenance and small works’ service that we offer once a job is completed. Louis is highly organised and in any one week will liaise with clients across up to 20 projects.

Mobile: 021 401 061

Email: louiss@mcguinness.co.nz

Luke Presto

Quantity Surveyor

Years with the company: 2

Luke has a Bachelor of Building Science from Victoria University’s School of Architecture and Design. Before joining us, Luke gained experience with a Certification Body involved in testing and certifying building products. He has shown a hardworking and quick-to-pick-up aptitude at the St Mary of the Angels and Site 10 projects.

Mobile: 022 047 8636

Email: lukep@mcguinness.co.nz

Luke Sadler

Site Manager

Years with the company: 1

Luke holds a Bachelor of Construction majoring in Management. He recently joined us, bringing his passion and drive for the construction industry to the East 2 Wynyard Central apartment project. Luke has previously worked on high-end penthouses and apartments in the UK.

Mobile: 021 194 8685

Email: lukes@mcguinness.co.nz

Marianne Mulholland

Human Resources

Years with the company: 1

Marianne studied human resources and fulfils a number of roles at LTM. These include recruitment, strategies relating to performance review and staff well-being, and assisting management with business services. Marianne enjoys the variety of work, the challenges and the fast pace. A favourite aspect is having the personal touch with everyone. Marianne previously spent many years with a legal firm in a variety of business services roles.

Mobile: 0292 447 366

Email: mariannem@mcguinness.co.nz

Mark Mulhern

Quantity Surveyor

Years with the company: 3

Mark brought 20 years’ experience in Ireland’s construction industry when he joined us in 2014. Now part of our commercial team, Mark is passionate about construction in New Zealand. He has been involved in the Parliament restoration works and St Mary of the Angels’ project. He is currently overseeing the PwC Site 10 project in his role as quantity surveyor.

Mobile: 021 805 127

Email: markm@mcguinness.co.nz

Mark Oldfield

Facilities Manager

Years with the company: 3

Mark leads the company’s Facilities + Maintenance division which provides property owners with expert management and maintenance services. He has extensive overseas and local experience in the field and has developed strong networks in the Wellington property market. Mark’s approach is built on a personalised service for building owners and tenants.

Mobile: 021 853 332

Email: marko@mcguinness.co.nz

Marta Fonseca

Health and Safety Administrator

Years with the company: 1

Marta has a masters degree in civil engineering and qualifications in occupational hygiene and safety at work. She has worked in the industry for 11 years including in her home country of Portugal and in Mozambique where she helped to implement health and safety procedures. Marta works directly with the H&S Manager across all our projects. She is proactive, results-focused and well versed at working across diverse cultures.

Mobile: 021 852 148

Email: martaf@mcguinness.co.nz

Marty Sheehan

Health and Safety Officer

Years with the company: 2

Marty is a qualified electrician who also holds project management qualifications. He's brought 39 years’ construction industry experience and excellent problem-solving to coordinating health and safety projects at the Rutherford House and Bowen Campus projects. You’ll find him first thing every morning doing site inductions.

Mobile: 022 1356 881

Email: martins@mcguinness.co.nz

Matt McGuinness

Auckland Manager

Years with the company: 14

Matt has a National Diploma in Construction. In 2014 he relocated with his family to Auckland to manage our projects there. Matt has a strong talent for construction management and a great understanding of construction systems. Before departing for Auckland, Matt was construction project manager for One Market Lane, which included the distinctive Trade Me head office fit-out.

Mobile: 0274 243 507

Email: mattm@mcguinness.co.nz

Matt Pattinson

Site Manager

Years with the company: 6

In 2015, Matt won the NZIOB Supreme Student Award. He holds a Bachelor of Construction degree and a National Certificate in Carpentry. Matt is adept at building an excellent rapport with staff, sub-contractors and clients, a skill he has applied to the St Mary of the Angels’ re-strengthening and the Clyde Quay Wharf apartments. Matt now takes a keen interest in developing our apprentices.

Mobile: 027 311 3126

Email: mattp@mcguinness.co.nz

Melissa Campbell

Health and Safety Coordinator - Auckland

Years with the company: 1

The holder of a BA and BSc degree, Melissa has worked in the construction industry for six years. Before that she was in health and safety with a civil engineering contractor, working on extensive watermain and roading upgrades. Melissa is now a member of our Health and Safety team on the Wynyard East, Catalina Bay and University of Auckland projects. She has a thorough overall site safety and compliance understanding and brings great organisational and people skills to the role.

Mobile: 021 194 7255

Email: melissac@mcguinness.co.nz

Mitch Aitchison

Site Manager / Site Foreman

Years with the company: 5

Mitch holds a National Certificate in Carpentry and joined us with a residential building background. He has since developed into an all-round carpenter with skills in fit-outs, structural concrete and formworks. Mitch’s projects have included retailers David Jones and TopShop and he is currently at the Bowen Campus. Mitch is well liked and respected by everyone he deals with.

Mobile: 021 241 5001

Email: mitcha@mcguinness.co.nz

Morgan Loughnan

Quantity Surveyor

Years with the company: 2

Morgan has a Bachelor of Construction majoring in Quantity Surveying, and is a member of NZIQS. Morgan has over five years’ experience in the industry and joined us to work on the Wynyard East development. Morgan brings an open and engaging enthusiasm to his role.

Mobile: 021 803 164

Email: morganl@mcguinness.co.nz

Nick Morris

Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager

Years with the company: 3

A qualified carpenter, Nick has a Diploma in Quantity Surveying and is a NZIQS member. He was a quantity surveyor on the highly successful Aurora Centre project and is now at the Bowen Campus. Nick has an extensive background in Wellington construction, proven leadership strengths and an ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.

Mobile: 021 071 5551

Email: nickm@mcguinness.co.nz

Nick Tuilaepa

Site Foreman

Years with the company: 32

Nick’s natural humour makes him one of the company’s characters. He has extensive experience in structural construction, especially concrete, and is a master of cranage in Wellington’s winds. He recently completed two major jobs, at Aurora House on the Terrace and the re-strengthening of St Mary of the Angels. Nick is now at the Bowen campus.

Mobile: 0274 595 332

Email: nickt@mcguinness.co.nz

Peter Dynan

Site Manager

Years with the company: 7

Born and bred in Hawkes Bay, Peter is a qualified carpenter. He has been with us for seven years, six of those in Wellington where he worked on Central Park Flats, Clyde Quay Wharf, One Market Lane and Victoria University. Peter moved up to Auckland in 2016 and is now based at Catalina Bay, Hobsonville.

Mobile: 021 166 4618

Email: peterd@mcguinness.co.nz

Richard Just

Construction Site Manager

Years with the company: 2

A qualified carpenter, Richard has been in building for 30 years. Since joining LTM he has been involved in stages 1 to 4 of the Home of Compassion re-strengthening and renovation project. Richard has the ability to build strong relationships with clients, subcontractors and colleagues, and is adept at coordination and strategic planning.

Mobile: 021 806 990

Email: richardj@mcguinness.co.nz

Rob Dickinson

Yard and Plant Manager

Years with the company: 3

Rob responds quickly to requests and queries to the Wingate Yard in the Hutt Valley where the company’s plant and machinery are held. He helped set up the Yard which doubled in size in May 2016. Four staff now work there and Rob goes out of his way to get site managers the equipment they need. He manages allocation of equipment, maintains stock control systems and keeps plant and equipment fully certified and compliant.

Mobile: 021 622 885

Email: robd@mcguinness.co.nz

Romeo Oliquiano

Services Manager

Years with the company: 2

‘RJ’ is a qualified mechanical engineer who managed all the services for the David Jones project from ECI through to commissioning. He’s also involved with managing the services for the Cuba Dixon and PwC Site 10 projects. RJ is from the Philippines where he worked as a services coordinator on various commercial projects. RJ is a key member of our team and valued for his eager attitude.

Mobile: 021 801 644

Email: romeoo@mcguinness.co.nz

Ronan Gilsenan

Quantity Surveyor

Years with the company: 1

A qualified carpenter, Ronan also holds a Bachelor of Construction degree. His 15 years’ industry experience includes six years in Ireland. Ronan is applying his combination of carpentry and quantity surveying skills, along with excellent planning and organisation abilities, to the Catalina Bay and Hobsonville Point projects.

Email: ronang@mcguinness.co.nz

Rowan Smith

Site Manager

Years with the company: 4

Rowan gained a National Certificate in Carpentry after joining us as an apprentice in Wellington and completing his apprenticeship in 2016. He worked on the Huddart Parker re-strengthening and Victoria University projects, and is now part of the team on the Auckland University project.

Mobile: 027 507 1033

Email: rowans@mcguinness.co.nz

Russell Mulder

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

Years with the company: 2

Russell hails from Perth where he was a carpenter and gained an Australian Builders’ Registration Diploma. As a senior building estimator for a major construction company, he oversaw successful tender bids for numerous multi-million-dollar contracts. Since arriving in New Zealand in 2013, Russell has gained a National Certificate in Carpentry. Attention to detail and tenacity are the hallmarks of his ECI and Bowen Campus work.

Mobile: 021 969 755

Email: russellm@mcguinness.co.nz

Sam Boult

Quantity Surveyor

Years with the company: 5

After starting with us as a cadet quantity surveyor at the Clyde Quay Wharf, Sam has more recently been involved in fit-outs and strengthening work downtown and at Victoria University. Sam has solid IT skills and is a ‘go to’ person for his all-round technical know-how. He is a member of the NZ Institute of Quantity Surveyors and holds a Diploma in Quantity Surveying.

Mobile: 027 686 8427

Email: samb@mcguinness.co.nz

Seamus Nolan

Site Manager

Years with the company: 1

Seamus holds a Certificate in Site Management and advanced scaffolding qualifications. He is bringing his time management and great people relationship skills, along with a drive to successfully deliver projects, to the Wynyard Quarter and Catalina Bay.

Mobile: 021 193 7263

Email: seamusn@mcguinness.co.nz

Sione Feki

Site Foreman

Years with the company: 10

Sione, a qualified carpenter, brings a positive approach to the variety of projects he has worked on. These range from the largest of jobs such as the Government House refurbishment and Clyde Quay Wharf, to the Ministry of Primary Industries’ carparks. More recently Sione has been working on the Bowen Campus project.

Mobile: 021 823 527

Email: sionef@mcguinness.co.nz

Stephen Lowe

Health and Safety Officer

Years with the company: 20

Steve’s enthusiastic approach to health and safety, fire safety and security in construction rubs off on those around him. Prior to joining the construction industry, Steve was in the army so he applies military-like precision to getting a job done to high standards. Steve has had a key health and safety role in many of our projects including Government House, Chews Lane, Clyde Quay Wharf, the Aurora Centre and now at Bowen Campus.

Mobile: 0276 943 530

Email: hse@mcguinness.co.nz

Steve Becker

Site Manager

Years with the company: 20

Steve is one of our most experienced site managers and an expert in all areas of carpentry, especially façades. He has applied his expertise across a number of projects including the One Market Lane apartments, the re-strengthening and fit-out of Victoria University’s Faculty of Design and Architecture, and The Te Auaha Centre. He is currently façade manager on the Bowen Campus development. Steve has a calm, steady nature and is well regarded by clients and consultants.

Mobile: 0274 977 548

Email: steveb@mcguinness.co.nz

Steven Lindley

Site Manager Cadet

Years with the company: 1

Steven’s seven years in the construction industry include work on the Crown Towers Hotel and Stadium in Perth. He holds an honours degree in Building Science project management and a Diploma in Construction and Property. Steven brings a strong fellow-worker approach and positive attitude to his work on the Wynyard East project along with a drive to achieve maximum potential.

Mobile: 022 689 8440

Email: stevenl@mcguinness.co.nz

Stu Hercus

Facade and Site Manager

Years with the company: 4

Stu has a wealth of expertise in exteriors and facades. He has a degree in building science and is known for his calm and level-headed approach to construction challenges. Stu joined us for the One Market Lane and Aurora Centre projects where he was the facade manager. He managed the rebuild at Our Lady of Kapiti School and is now at the Bowen campus.

Mobile: 0212 831 760

Email: stuh@mcguinness.co.nz

Takeshi Burden

Engineering Cadet

Years with the company: 2

Takeshi holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with Honours. He is currently bringing his enthusiastic work attitude to the façade team on the Wynyard Central East 2 project where his day-to-day roles involve project documentation, organising subcontractors and quality assurance checks.

Mobile: 027 715 4777

Email: takeshib@mcguinness.co.nz

Thomas Pratt

Quantity Surveyor

Years with the company: 1

Apart from his 14 years’ construction industry experience, Thomas is well qualified with a certificate in carpentry and diplomas in quantity surveying and construction management. Thomas is now applying this industry knowledge to the University of Auckland – Thomas Building project.

Mobile: 021 590 041

Email: thomasp@mcguinness.co.nz

Tony Gormley

Site Manager

Years with the company: 20

This exuberant Irishman is a popular site manager with great people skills who has worked on many of the capital’s leading buildings. It’s probably no coincidence that Tony spent five years at Parliament, albeit in construction, where his ongoing restoration work has included the parliamentary buildings and the Beehive's copper roof. He has also managed fit-out and re-strengthening work at Victoria University’s Faculty of Architecture and Design.

Mobile: 0272 484 654

Email: tonyg@mcguinness.co.nz

Tony Taare

Site Manager

Years with the company: 4

Tony has a National Certificate in Carpentry and over 15 years’ industry experience. He has played a key role in projects including the Victoria University development, One Market Lane apartments, Moore Wilsons, the Cuba Dixon redevelopment and more recently the Prefab refurbishment project.

Mobile: 027 826 2549

Email: tonyt@mcguinness.co.nz

Wade Pulford

Site Manager / Quantity Surveyor

Years with the company: 11

Wade, an integral member of the site management team, is studying towards a Diploma of Construction Management. He has played a key role in projects such as Cuba Dixon, where he was site project manager as the historical façade was removed then reinstated. Other highlights include Taranaki Wharf Landscape, the Wharewaka, the Harbour City Centre and the Clyde Quay Wharf where LTM won the Supreme Builders Award.

Mobile: 0273 645 419

Email: wadep@mcguinness.co.nz