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.

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.

David Doherr

David Doherr –
Director

Estimating & Cost Planning

David has nearly 30 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.

Craig Weston

Craig Weston –
Director

South Island Operations, Estimating, Cost Planning, Contract Administration

With over 25 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 –
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 Director

Estimating, Cost Planning, Contract Administration

With over 15 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.

Simon Jones

Simon Jones –
Wellington Manager

Wellington Operations, Estimating, Cost Planning, Contract Administration

As a highly experienced Quantity Surveyor Simon oversees our newly-opened Wellington office. His strengths are in procurement, contract administration and cost planning gained through working across a variety of sectors for both contractor and professional consultancy.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Joe Buxton

Joe Buxton –
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration

Joe is based in our Auckland office, with experience gained as a quantity surveyor in the UK and the US, across a number of sectors. He is an integral part our estimating and contract administration teams.

Phil Schumacher

Phil Schumacher –
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration

Phil is based in our Christchurch office, lending crucial support derived from his broad experience across a number of sectors.

Chris Flanagan

Chris Flanagan –
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Scheduling, Project Finance

Based in our Christchurch office, Chris bring his range of experience across our QS portfolio to our clients throughout the South Island.

Bradford Smith

Bradford Smith –
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Project Finance, Contract Administration

Bradford brings his business systems experience to support our Directors and senior staff, delivering Project Finance and contract administration services.

Matt Ballard

Matt Ballard –
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration

Matt is an experienced QS committed to bringing postiive outcomes to our clients. He brings his skills to our estimating and contract administration teams.

Nicko Lambert

Nicko Lambert –
Senior 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.

Catherine Yap

Catherine Yap –
Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Cost Planning, Contract Administration, Project Finance

Catherine brings her specialist experience gained in Singapore, Malaysia and NZ in support of our busy estimating and project finance teams.

Faith Chimhundu

Faith Chimhundu –
Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration, Project Finance

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.

Amy Charlesworth

Amy Charlesworth –
Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration

2015 Recipient, Keystone Trust Key Scholarship
Amy came to us through the Keystone Trust programme while building her skills, and is now an invaluable asset across all of our teams.

Pamela Acio

Pamela Acio –
Quantity Surveyor

Contract Administration, Estimating

Pamela is based in our Christchurch office, with a wealth of estimating experience gathered in NZ and abroad.

Pachalo Chinula

Pachalo Chinula –
Quantity Surveyor

Contract Administration, Estimating

Pachalo is based in our Christchurch office, bringing estimating skills providing quantity surveying support 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.

Ryan Wong

Ryan Wong –
Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration

Ryan is based in our Auckland office, with experience supporting our estimating and contract administration teams.

Ahmad Hadeed

Ahmad Hadeed –
Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration

Ahmad has joined bbd recently, bringing firm estimating and cost planning skills to our teams.

Sam Macdonald

Sam Macdonald –
Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration

Sam brings solid experience in the sector expanding his skills in cost planning in support of our estimating and contract administration teams.

Penny Diao-Wu

Penelope Diao-Wu –
Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration

Penny has joined our office consolidating her skills in support of our busy estimating and contract administration teams.

Sonal Batuwangala

Sonal Batuwangala –
Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration

2018 Recipient, Keystone Trust Key Scholarship
Sonal is extending his knowledge of cost planning in his support of our estimating and contract administration teams.

Adam Garlick

Adam Garlick –
Undergraduate Quantity Surveyor

Estimating, Contract Administration, Project Finance

Adam is based in our Christchurch office, building experience supporting our busy South Island operations.

Watch This Space

Keystone Scholar

2019 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. Our 2019 recipient will shortly be gaining real-world experience within our teams. 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.