Dave is a Chartered and Registered building Surveyor, Registered Clerk of Works, Chartered Construction Manager, Licensed Designer and has a total of over 40 years construction experience in Europe and NZ.
Dave worked as a building contractor for 20 years, carrying out property repairs and additions in the UK and three years as a council building inspector and consent processing officer for the Auckland Council Reclad Team.
Dave’s extensive experience in clerk of works inspecting and reporting, design and design peer reviews, council building consent processing and inspections has given him the knowledge and experience to offer expert services to clients to help achieve construction projects right first time by reducing or eliminating construction defects, advising on building code compliance, reducing delays and contractor claims for repeat work or abortive work, reducing long and short term maintenance issues and potential ongoing legal disputes and claims.
Dave has a meticulous eye for detail and exhaustive patience for checking construction drawings, specifications and building work, applying his in-depth understanding of the building code, acceptable solutions, standards and regulations. A great believer in the quality assurance process for construction projects, engaging Dave to undertake design peer review and construction observation for your project ensures a quality outcome for any project, no matter how large or small. Dave also has a keen interest in low energy design and sustainable construction.
Nick, a graduate Manufacturing Systems Engineer is a New Zealand Registered Building Surveyor, Certified Passive House Consultant and has over 10 years’ experience in the New Zealand Construction sector. Prior to becoming a Registered Building Surveyor, he was director of an Auckland residential building company which latterly specialised in leaky building remediation. Nick also has UK building experience and a multidiscipline expertise with a mixture of engineering, construction, building surveying and energy consultancy experience.
Adrian began his career in the picturesque mountains of Transylvania, where he gained a bachelor of science degree in timber engineering, one of only three organisations in the world offering this course. This allowed Adrian to acquire skills and knowledge of the properties of timber, the design, development and manufacturing of engineering machinery necessary to work with timber furniture construction.
Diego is an Argentinian Architect, graduated from University of Buenos Aires. During his studies he designed houses, schools, public museums and sports centres. He worked as an Architect assistant for a local studio for four years.
There, he developed several projects, from bars and hotels to residential buildings, where gained most of his experience.
Suhail is an Architect and Construction Manager and has experience in Sustainable design and construction in Auroville, a universal city in India working towards innovations in the field of Architecture and Agriculture. He came to New Zealand as a student of ‘Master of Construction Management’ and has conducted an academic research on ‘the design innovations required in Shared office spaces in Auckland’.