Graeme Birkhead

Director – Graeme Birkhead Consulting Ltd


After a 30 year career in Construction and Contracting, is now involved in advising various Government and Private sector entities on Construction and Development. Issues spanning from Project inception and Procurement to successful delivery and risk management.

Currently on various Boards and Advisory Boards, including President of New Zealand Institute of Building. Led the Institute through its recent Constitution review and governance refresh. Currently leading the development of NZ’s tallest timber building at 9 stories, and advising on a 280 unit social Housing development, a hospice redevelopment and re-purposing a warehouse into a Architectural and Design Studio polytechnic.