Meet our speakers for the biennial International Construction Conference in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) and Singapore Institute of Building.

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Petra Bagust

MC,
New Zealand


First appearing on our television screens in the middle of the 1990’s, Petra has enjoyed a long, diverse, broadcasting career. Fronting a wide range of successful series including …

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Steve Hansen

Coach: New Zealand Rugby Team,
New Zealand


Steve Hansen has presided over one of the most successful periods in New Zealand Rugby’s history. Mr Hansen first joined the coaching staff of the national team as Assistant Coach …

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Dr Helena Lidelow

Lindbacks,
Sweden


Helena Lidelow is the Platform Manager at Lindbacks, Sweden’s leader in industrialised construction of apartment buildings. Helena believes that a “systems builder must manage technology…

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Lian Aik Ang

Building and Construction
Authority, Singapore


Lian Aik Ang is the Group Director in the Building and Construction Authority. Mr Ang develops policies and oversees progrmmes that aim to raise Singapore’s construction productivity…

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Dr George Quezada

CSIRO / Data61,
Australia


George Quezada undertakes research on digital disruption and technological innovation, which is designed to develop and test strategies that enable economic opportunity and rapid transitions…

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DAVID Philp

AECOM,
United Kingdom


David Philp was an early adopter of practical change and purposeful collaboration, which has led to him having an international reputation as a key thinker in the Building…

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Matthew Kelly

Mirvac,
Australia


Matthew Kelly has extensive experience in construction project delivery, managing building services teams through design, construction and commissioning, and delivering …

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Kristin Brookfield

HOUSING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION,
AUSTRALIA


Kristin Brookfield has over 20 years’experience in planning, building and environmental regulation, working in local and state government in NSW, specialising in development control…

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Lloyd Rubidge

VDMMA Architects,
South Africa


Lloyd Rubidge is an Architect who has long had an interest in the combination of contemporary technologies and sustainable ideas and practices. He has gained experience through a number of…

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Gary Walker

Hawkins Construction,
New Zealand


Gary Walker has experience in a wide range of senior construction and design-related roles throughout the world. At Hawkins, Mr Walker promotes holistic, whole of life and human factor based…

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David Cremona

Meriton Group,
Australia


David Cremona has been with Meriton for over 20 years and as the National Director of Construction he has been instrumental with the acquisition, development, project management…

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Lit Yin Lam

D-Reality Consultancy,
Hong Kong


Lit Yin Lam is a senior surveyor in Hong Kong, whose projects have included Hong Kong International Airport, West Rail, HK-SZ Western Corridor, Venetian Orient Cotai Parcel 5&6 (Macao)…

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Michael Weatherall

Simpson Grierson,
New Zealand


Michael Weatherall is a Partner in Simpson Grierson’s construction law team and has over 25 years’ experience specialising in all aspects of construction law. Prior to qualifying as…

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Neil Horsfield

Beca,
New Zealand


Neil Horsfield is a chartered professional engineer, and leads Beca’s Building Structures business and is responsible for structural engineering operations in New Zealand and Indonesia…

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Nancy McConnell

Hawkins Group,
New Zealand


Nancy McConnell has over 40 years’ experience in marketing and communications and has led the Corporate Affairs function for Hawkins since 2013.  Ms  McConnell  is  committed…

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Ruma  Karaitiana

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New Zealand


Ruma retired from BCITO in June 2016 after 10½ years as the Chief. During that time Ruma was active in a variety of construction sector fora including chairing the Skills Workstream of the…

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Mark Sawyer

Trimble,
USA


Mark Sawyer joined Trimble in 2012 as a result of its acquisition of Vico Software where he was President & CEO. Before Vico, he was President & CEO of @Last Software, the makers of SketchUp…

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David Kennedy

Ngāi Tahu Property,
New Zealand


Property has been a foundation stone for the growth in wealth for the Ngāi Tahu group following their Treaty of Waitangi settlement with the crown almost 20 years ago. The company has a diverse…

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BRIAN SEIDLER

Master Builders Association,
Australia


Brian Seidler, joined the Master Builders Association (MBA) as a trainee industrial relations officer in the early 1980s, and was appointed to his current role as Executive Director of MBA…

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David Jarratt

David Jarratt

AECOM,
Australia


David has been involved in the field of build environment sustainability for the past 15 years. In his current role, David has responsibility for sustainability across AECOM’s …

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