On the Move | 24 September 2020

The Building Intelligence Group announce the appointment of Andrew Howie in newly created Strategic Advisory role

Andrew Howie has come from the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment where he was Manager of the Commercial Pool for New Zealand Government Procurement and Property where he provided specialist commercial and procurement advice to Government Agencies and Ministries across New Zealand on their high value and strategically important projects.

Managing Director of The Building Intelligence Group, Ian Macaskill says Andrew has been a significant figure in the Government and commercial sectors.

“There is increased demand for advisory services across all phases of projects during these uncertain times, as clients look to interrogate projects at the concept stage and throughout the life-cycle of a project with rigor. Andrew Howie’s exceptional strategic advisory skills combined with his deep Government knowledge and commercial sector experience are a huge asset in this space. 

The new role builds on our growing specialist offer in response to the needs of the market and this appointment, hot on the heels of the recent addition of our Infrastructure Lead Brad Jones, is an indication of how The Building Intelligence Group is responsive to client needs,” he says.

Andrew will be based in The Building Intelligence Group’s Wellington office. For more on Andrew Howie please visit his profile here


Jasmax appoint new Christchurch Studio Co-Lead

Jasmax is pleased to announce the appointment of architect Vanessa Carswell as Christchurch Studio Co-Lead. Her appointment is driven by a growing portfolio in the region and Jasmax’s continued commitment to success in the South Island.

Jasmax CEO Sjoerd Post says, “Vanessa is a highly-accomplished architect who joins us with a deep wealth of experience across civic and cultural sectors. A proven leader in delivering complex projects, Vanessa’s passion for creating unique responses to people and place results in projects where cultural and environmental outcomes often exceed expectations.

“Vanessa’s extensive skillset, collaborative approach and design leadership will compliment fellow Studio Co-Lead, Chris Jack’s expertise in urban, civic architecture and placemaking. Her appointment will allow these two highly skilled Principal Architects to devote their energy to delivering design excellence across all of our South Island projects.”  


Southbase Construction announces refreshed Executive Leadership Team

Effective from 1 September 2020, Southbase Construction has put in place a new Executive Leadership Team with Antony Gale as CFO, Will Birch as Commercial Business Manager, Shawn Cunningham as Engineering Manager, Josie Mackenzie as People and Performance Manager, Adam Nash as South Island Manager and Paul Henderson as North Island Manager, supporting CEO Quin Henderson in what he describes as a new chapter for Southbase.


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