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Building Advisory Panel members announced

Posted: 12 April 2017

On 10 April 2017 MBIE announced the new members of the Building Advisory Panel.
  • Dr Helen Anderson (Building Advisory Panel Chair) – Chair of BRANZ, Councillor Institute of Directors
  • Richard Aitken – Executive Chairman of BECA Group Limited
  • Connal Townsend – Chief Executive Property Council of New Zealand
  • David Kelly – Chief Executive Registered Master Builders, Chair Construction Industry Council
  • Pamela Bell – Chief Executive Prefab New Zealand
  • Steve Evans – Chief Executive Residential and Land Development, Fletcher Building Limited
  • Geoff Hunt – Chief Executive Officer Hawkins Group Limited, Chair Construction Strategy Group
  • Andrew Reding – Chair BIM Acceleration Committee
  • Peter Fehl – Director Property Services, University of Auckland
  • Dean Kimpton – Chief Operating Officer, Auckland Council
  • Janine Stewart – Partner, MinterEllisonWatts, Construction Division

The Panel will provide MBIE’s Deputy Chief Executive of Building, Resources & Markets with independent strategic advice on issues facing the construction sector. It will provide guidance, advice and direction on the ways that MBIE can support an innovative and high-performing sector.

MBIE congratulates all members on their appointment.

The Panel’s first meeting will be held on 19 May 2017.

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