Civil Contractors New Zealand
is governed by the Executive Council which is made up of the President, Past President, Vice President and Councillors.
CCNZ President Tony Pike has been working in the industry for 25 years. He initially worked for several smaller contractors based in Wellington before starting with Works Civil as a site engineer in New Plymouth. After joining Brian Perry Civil as a Site Engineer, he went on to complete 17 years with Fletcher Construction ultimately becoming Operations Manager for the Infrastructure Division. He was NZ Country Manager for CPB Contractors for five years, and is now the GM Major Projects for Downer Infrastructure Projects.
Working and living in a family-owned business has given Bailey a good grounding and understanding of the civil construction industry and the legislative changes we all continually face. She is now the Director of Gair Contracting, a Hawke's Bay-based company, specialising in civil and forestry bulk earthworks.
CCNZ Past President Tim Ford has comprehensive experience in the management and leadership of infrastructure projects for private and government organisations throughout the country, gained through 32 years working in the civil engineering industry. Tim is currently Chief Executive for Stevenson Aggregates Limited and Stevenson Concrete Limited, and has served as a director on several joint venture boards.
Colin Calteaux is the Managing Director of Andrew Haulage 2011 Ltd, which he owns jointly with his wife Lynne and son Kieran. His company is a small earthworks and drainage company specialising in bulk earthworks, forestry, roading and dairy conversions, which services the lower South Island but predominately South Otago.
James Craw has been in the industry for 18 years, 13 of them in his own company JCL Asphalt. They have experienced a lot, from recession through to rapid growth through earthquakes and the high demand for rebuild work in Canterbury.
Executive Council member Stephen Delaney works for McConnell Dowell in the role of North Island Operations Manager. Prior to that, he worked for Downer as General Manager Operations - North Island Infrastructure Projects.
Mark Evans is currently Alliance Director for the Te Ahu a Turanga – Manawatu Tararua Highway project. Mark has been General Manager for HEB Construction since 2015, providing governance for some of New Zealand’s most significant transport infrastructure projects including the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery, Transmission Gully and sections of the Waikato Expressway. He has a strong desire to give back to the industry, also serving on the CCNZ Auckland Branch Executive Committee.
David Howard is a longstanding member and supporter of CCNZ, acting as Chair of the Wellington Branch from 2009-2018. He has 29 years of experience in the industry, and has held the role of Managing Director of award-winning company Construction Contracts Limited since 2002.
Paul is currently Executive Manager and Deputy Chief Executive at Whitestone Contracting Ltd, following a career that has seen him working in civil construction companies large and small for the past 25 years. Paul is passionate about giving back to the industry and making sure it remains healthy for contractors of all sizes for the present, but also for the future.
Gary is General Manager – Sales & Marketing for Hirepool. Gary brought with him experience from a broad background of industries including building products, engineering, manufacturing and plastics. Prior to joining Hirepool, Gary held senior roles in sales at Transpacific Industries and has held senior management roles for over 20 years in sales and marketing for privately and publicly owned companies, and in leading operational and procurement functions for a mix of small and large multi-site businesses.