bbd’s Directors have significant specialist project finance expertise and experience to enable them to provide a tailored, client focused approach in delivering added value, and considered development risk management identification, advice and project monitoring services. Our staff have significant expertise and assist the Directors in bringing our clients a quality service.

 

 

Our People

Simon Barnes

Simon Barnes –
Director

Construction Cost Management & Specialist Services

Simon has over 40 years’ experience across a wide range of commercial, residential, Industrial and retail developments. Simon was a Director of Davis Langdon and its predecessors for 25 years prior to its sale to AECOM in 2010. He has also served as a convenor of judges for the NZIOB Excellence Awards.

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Scott Beagley

Scott Beagley –
Director

Project Finance Services

Scott’s career in the construction industry commenced in 1988 as a construction management trainee with Fletcher Construction, qualifying with both a New Zealand Certificate in Quantity Surveying and Building. He is an active member of the NZIOB and associate of the NZIQS.

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David Doherr

David Doherr –
Director

Estimating & Cost Planning

David has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry gained in the UK, Singapore and New Zealand. David was a Director of Davis Langdon New Zealand for 8 years. His experience includes all aspects of quantity surveying, cost planning, cost modelling and contract advising.

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Craig Weston

Craig Weston –
Director

South Island Operations, Estimating, Cost Planning, Contract Administration

With over 20 years in the industry, Craig brings a strong breadth of specialist knowledge to head up our Christchurch office. He has strengths in cost planning, value and risk management, contractor procurement, and negotiation of insurance outcomes.

Robyn Montgomery

Robyn Montgomery –
Associate Director

Estimating, Cost Planning, Contract Administration

Over 20 years in the industry both in NZ and overseas has given Robyn experience in all aspects of a QS role. With a particular expertise in estimating and cost planning, she has cost managed many significant projects across numerous sectors.

Ross McGuire

Ross McGuire –
Associate

Estimating, Cost Planning, Contract Administration

With over 13 years’ experience in the construction industry gained in the UK and New Zealand, Ross’ experience includes all aspects of quantity surveying, cost planning, cost modelling and contract advising, in a wide variety of sectors.

Stewart Neumann

Stewart Neumann –
Associate

Estimating, Cost Planning, Contract Administration

Stewart brings specialist trade knowledge and deep experience in construction accumulated over three decades to deliver estimating, cost modelling and cost planning services for our clients.

Taylor Boyd-Hunter

Taylor Boyd-Hunter –
Associate

Cost Planning, Contract Administration, Project Finance

As a quantity surveyor with several years of experience, Taylor has demonstrated expertise in cost planning and project finance services, and developed tools and systems to effect efficiency gains in contract administration.

James Leuchars

James Leuchars –
Associate

Cost Planning, Project Finance, Contract Administration

James is a specialist in the areas of cost estimation, cost planning, BIM 5D estimation and contract administration, across a variety of sectors.

Matt Llewellyn

Matt Llewellyn –
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Cost Planning, Contract Administration

Matt has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry gained in London, Eastern Europe and New Zealand. Matt’s experience includes most aspects of quantity surveying, including estimating, cost planning, contract administration, claims and advisory services.

Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones –
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Cost Planning, Contract Administration, Project Finance

Based in our Christchurch office, Gareth has over 20 years’ Consultant and Main Contractor experience gained in New Zealand, the UK and South Africa. He has delivered QS services across the breadth of the Construction industry but with particular strengths in the Commercial, Retail and Leisure sectors.

Chris Trousdell

Chris Trousdell –
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Project Finance, Contract Administration, Estimating

Chris brings strong experience across all of bbd’s service lines, especially to our project finance and contract administration teams.

Simon Jones

Simon Jones –
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Contract Administration, Cost Planning

Simon Jones is based in our Auckland office and holds a key role in our contract administration team, as well as cost planning support.

Catherine Yap

Catherine Yap –
Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Cost Planning, Contract Administration

Catherine brings her specialist experience in support of our busy estimating and contract administration teams.

Bradford Smith

Bradford Smith –
Quantity Surveyor

Project Finance

Bradford brings his business systems experience to support our Directors and senior staff in our Project Finance service line.

Joe Grima

Joseph Grima –
Quantity Surveyor

Contract Administration, Project Finance, Cost Planning

Joe provides invaluable support to our Directors and senior staff across the full range of bbd’s services.

Peter Morgan

Peter Morgan –
Quantity Surveyor

General Quantity Surveying

Based in our Christchurch office, Peter has a background in Aeronautical Engineering and retrained. Peter provides Quantity Surveying support to the Christchurch team, across a range of projects.

Kathy Niu

Kathy Niu –
Quantity Surveyor

Contract Administration, Estimating, Project Finance

Kathy is based in our Christchurch office, specialising in scheduling, estimating and cost management and providing quantity surveying support across a range of projects.

Nicko Lambert

Nicko Lambert –
Quantity Surveyor

Contract Administration, Cost Planning

Nicko is based in our Auckland office and brings invaluable experience to our contract administration team, as well as cost planning support.

Faith Chimhundu

Faith Chimhundu –
Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration

2014 Recipient, Keystone Trust Key Scholarship
Faith has come through our Keystone scholarship system and has taken her place as a valued member of our fast-paced estimating and contract administration teams.

Pachalo Chinula

Pachalo Chinula –
Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Contract Administration, Estimating

Pachalo is based in our Christchurch office, bringing estimating skills providing quantity surveying support across a range of projects.

Amy Harding

Amy Harding –
Undergraduate Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration

2015 Recipient, Keystone Trust Key Scholarship
Amy is continuing her studies through the Keystone Trust programme while building her skills within our estimating and contract administration teams.

Kurt McRae

Kurt McRae –
Undergraduate Quantity Surveyor

2016 Keystone Trust Scholarship Recipient

As part of bbd’s ongoing commitment to developing excellence in the field of quantity surveying, we work with the Keystone Trust to sponsor a student studying for their qualification in quantity surveying. Kurt is this year’s recipient and gaining real-world experience within our contract administration team. Read more about our sponsorship through the Keystone Trust here.

Laine Ratsep

Laine Ratsep –
Administrator

Accounts, Office Admin

Laine is an experienced office and accounts administrator, providing support for all staff.