Chief Executive Officer
Phil has been with Fletcher Construction since 2019. Before taking over as CEO, he led both the Brian Perry Civil and Higgins teams. He has also headed up Fletcher Construction’s Watercare Alliance and South Pacific businesses.
Phil has a proven track record of driving business performance and strong customer outcomes. He has more than 25 years’ experience managing large EPC and multi-disciplinary projects under a variety of commercial frameworks. He is focused on constructing world-class assets that contribute to the overall wellbeing of communities.
Before joining Fletcher Construction, Phil held senior executive leadership roles in United Group Ltd, Downer and Tenix. He enjoys spending time with his partner and two adult daughters and is a keen golfer and mountain biker.
Chief Financial Officer
Andrew is a qualified financial professional with more than 20 years' experience in the built environment and construction industries across Australasia, UK and Europe.
Andrew joined Fletcher Construction in 2020 after 11 years with international tier one contractor Laing O’Rourke as Head of Finance and Corporate Treasurer. He has a background in property investment banking, strategy and financial management. Andrew has led a number of strategic initiatives across the Construction Division including the digital transformation programme.
Andrew holds degrees in Business and Law from the Queensland University of Technology. He is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA Australia) and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
General Manager - Brian Perry Civil
Andrew has worked in the Fletcher family of businesses since 2004, when he started as a Site Engineer. He has held a variety of management roles within Fletcher Construction and Brian Perry Civil, including time as BPC’s Southern Regional Manager before moving to his current role.
Andrew’s expertise and inclusive leadership style is respected across the construction industry. He has experience in all aspects of the business, demonstrating his strength and resilience in collaborating to deliver challenging projects. His effective communication and engagement skills underpin his success. He inspires his leadership team and everyone across BPC to constantly strive for excellence and develop smart solutions for our clients’ most difficult problems.
Andrew graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering with first class honors.
General Manager - Environment, Health, Safety & Quality
Carla joined Fletcher Construction to lead Health and Safety in 2019. Prior to this, she held senior EHS roles with Compass Group, Unitec and Fonterra. She also spent eight years with Fulton Hogan in a number of operational safety roles.
Carla has a passion for keeping people safe and ensuring they go home safe and well every day. This has come from working on construction sites early in her career, and understanding the risks operational workers face. She enjoys engaging with frontline teams and working with managers to establish robust safety practices and processes, resulting in a strong safety culture.
Carla also has a successful track record of coaching senior business managers in leading change and is currently championing the DuPont safety transformational programme across Fletcher Construction.
Carla has a diploma in health and safety from the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management.
In her spare time, she likes to travel and experience new cultures, spend time with family and add to her LEGO collection.
Executive General Manager - Commercial and General Manager - South Pacific
Andrew has been with Fletcher Construction since 2021, when he joined as Executive General Manager of Commercial. He has since added GM of Operations in the South Pacific to his portfolio.
With a sharp commercial focus, Andrew has a proven ability in developing and implementing appropriate commercial and risk strategies across tendering, contracts and project delivery. He has a passion for developing teams and takes great pride in seeing our people grow and maximise their potential. He is proud to work for a diverse organisation with capability and technical expertise spanning construction, infrastructure and asset maintenance.
Originally from Wales, Andrew brings more than 25 years' international experience to the business. He has worked in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, delivering construction and infrastructure projects for both private and public sector clients.
Andrew is an avid traveller and sports enthusiast and loves spending time with his family. This usually involves cheering on his children from the sidelines of various sporting events.
General Manager - People and Performance
Rachael has led the People and Performance team at Fletcher Construction since 2020. During that time, she has had a particular interest in creating environments that are inclusive and enable people to thrive. This includes re-setting Fletcher Construction’s strategic approach to talent and career mapping for staff across the company’s business units. This has driven learning, increased capability and helped Fletcher Construction respond to a rapidly evolving employment market.
Prior to this role, Rachael held a number of HR Director positions at Fonterra both in New Zealand, Greater China, India and Chile.
A lawyer by training, she has experience working with some of New Zealand’s largest workforces in the food and beverage, manufacturing, energy utilities, forestry, and professional services industries.
Rachael has a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Canterbury University.
Rachael, her husband Shane and daughter Charlotte are keen travellers who enjoy water sports and walking the family dogs.
General Manager – Major Projects
Mike has been with Fletcher Construction since 2020. He is a highly capable construction professional with more than 20 years' experience in the delivery of major civil infrastructure and building projects in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. He joined Fletcher Construction as an Engineering Manager, helping to deliver Auckland Airport’s Domestic Jet Hub. He then became a Project Manager, before taking the helm of the Major Projects team.
Mike is a results-orientated construction leader with a proven track record in the successful completion of highly challenging contracts. With excellent communication skills, he forms strong relationships that enable teams to excel.
Innovation and Engineering Services Manager
BE (Civil), FEngNZ, CPEng, MICE, CEng, IntPE (UK)
Brendan joined Fletcher Construction in 2017 to lead Engineering Services. His team responds to in-house requests for technical advice and professional consulting services. Engineering Services gives our whole business access to a team of engineers, designers, CAD operators, modellers and surveyors. This enables safe, clever and efficient construction practices. As well as strengthening these core services, Brendan has been tasked with driving the development of our capability across this space.
Prior to this role, Brendan was working as a Principal Engineer in the UK, providing temporary works design and construction method consulting services for iconic construction projects such as The Shard, London Bridge Station Redevelopment and Birmingham New Street Station. His early career involved project engineering positions on wharves, outfall pipelines, seawalls, bridges and roads across New Zealand and the South Pacific.
In 2022, Brendan was appointed to Fellow of Engineering New Zealand. This was in recognition of the significant contributions he has made to service, education and leadership of the industry. In particular, it recognised his work in establishing good practice for the identification, assessment and control of temporary works risk in both the design and delivery phase. He is currently a committee member of the New Zealand Society for Safety Engineering and in 2018-2020 was the inaugural Chair of the Temporary Works forum (NZ).
Brendan has a Bachelor of Engineering, with a specialisation in Civil Engineering, from the University of Auckland.
In his spare time, Brendan dreams of eating his way through Europe and Asia. For now, he is very content exploring his own backyard, local parks and New Zealand beaches with his young family.
Executive Project Director – New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) project
John has been with Fletcher Construction since 2018, when joined the company to lead the Commercial Bay project to its completion. He is now the Executive Project Director of the New Zealand International Convention Centre project.
John has an extensive history of delivering highly challenging vertical projects. He has more than 40 years’ experience in the construction industry, with experience in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia. John’s skills go beyond construction, with special interest in building a confident, skilled and resilient workforce.
Before arriving in New Zealand, John held senior leadership roles at Lendlease in Australia including Head of Delivery for Barangaroo Stage 1A.
In his spare time, John enjoys motorsport and spending time with his family, including twin grandsons.
General Manager - Information Technology
Mark has been driving digital transformation within Fletcher Construction’s parent company Fletcher Building since 2014. He joined the Fletcher Construction team in 2020 as GM of IT for the Construction, Residential and Corporate business units.
Mark started with Fletcher Building after five years of IT and project management roles in London, including leading digital transformation projects at Lloyds and Barclays banks. He has brought this experience to Fletcher Construction, leading the introduction of a full suite of new construction-specific software as part of a major digital transformation. It has totally changed the way the division’s teams do their jobs, and how they are able to deliver for customers.
Mark has a Bachelor of Commerce Management and Masters of Business Management, both from Otago University.
In his free time, Mark enjoys spending his free time with his wife, three kids, and their Labrador. He is an avid rugby supporter, and when the kids’ schedules allow, loves free diving.
Sam has been with Fletcher Building since 2018 and became General Counsel for Fletcher Construction in 2022. He is responsible for legal oversight of all of our operations. Prior to taking the General Counsel role, Sam spent time in the business as Divisional Commercial Manager.
Sam has been working as a lawyer in the construction and contracting industry for most of his career, having held senior legal positions in Hong Kong and Macau. He has also spent several years in private legal practice in Hong Kong and New Zealand.
Sam has an LLB from Otago University, and a BCom in Accounting from Canterbury University.
Outside of work Sam enjoys finding new and interesting ways to get out when playing for his social cricket team.
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