On the Move | August 2018

Evidentially, August is THE month for new appointments and promotions, with our inbox practically overflowing with news:

Clare Piper of Christchurch City Council was recently promoted to the role of Senior Policy Planner. Clare is an energetic ambassador of Christchurch City Council, having worked for the organisation for over 11 years. She is also an active member of Property Council's South Island Branch, as one of the founding members of the local Women in Property group.

Heath Brunton has been appointed partner in the Real Estate team at DLA Piper, Auckland. Heath is a property lawyer with considerable top-level local and international experience especially in large integrated housing development, property investment and transacting. His appointment as Partner provides further strength to an already significant Australasian and Asia-Pacific presence.

Ignite Architects has appointed multiple award-winning architect and designer Richard Voss as Director of Commercial and Sustainability Lead. Across his 25-year career, Richard has worked for a host of blue-chip clients including Harrods, Deutsche Telecom, Deloitte, Skycity, KPMG, Air New Zealand and TVNZ. His contribution to New Zealand’s built landscape is immense, having spent the past 12 years at a leading New Zealand architectural practice delivering high-profile projects such as the Deloitte Centre, ANZ Centre, and the TVNZ Building in Auckland. 

Colliers International has recently promoted Rebecca Gregg to the position of Senior Property Manager in their Christchurch office.

Rebecca has been with the company for nearly four years and currently manages several local retail properties, including The Tannery, Midway on Moorhouse and Rolleston Square.

Tim Melville of Warren and Mahoney was recently appointed as president of the New Zealand Institute of Architects.

He spoke to Architecture Now about some of the challenges that lie ahead during his two year tenure and cited capability, capacity and competence as the biggest challenges facing the industry.
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Duncan Cotterill announced that Christchurch Special Counsel, Jonathan Forsey, has been reappointed to the Board and appointed as secretary of the Society of Construction Law New Zealand. Jonathan has considerable experience across a broad range of construction projects and related issues. His main focus involves disputes and risk mitigation.


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