Stephen brings over twenty years of experience in the construction industry to his role as a Director. Originally from Invercargill, Stephen has held senior positions in Professional QS practices both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Stephen joined WT Partnership in 2012, having returned to New Zealand from the UK.
Stephen has provided cost management services over a wide range of market sectors and procurement forms, from small scale estimates to full QS services on multi-million dollar projects. Stephen is adept in all facets of Quantity Surveying and his proactivity and experience enables him to provide added value services to his Clients through all project stages.
Recent experience in Christchurch includes providing support to the Christchurch City Council with their Social Housing Portfolio and Damage Assessment estimates. Stephen has also delivered cost management services on raft of new build and earthquake remedial schemes for various clients.
Prior to returning to New Zealand Stephen was involved in providing cost management services for Masterplanning Projects including Battersea Power Station and Grahame Park in Colindale, North London; one of the largest urban regeneration schemes in Europe. Stephen also provided day to day pre and post contract cost management services on Grahame Park and cost planning on Twickenham Stadium Upgrade with cost management services on the Grosvenor Hotel in Buckingham Place Road.
Stephen has extensive cost planning experience with a proved track record of providing sound cost planning, control and delivery within budget. He is a team player with good communication skills and is able to conceptualise schemes and associated costs on limited information.