Supporters

The Construction Sector Accord and Transformation Plan is supported by a range of people, agencies, organisations and businesses from across government and industry.

Accord Ministers

The Accord programme is supported by six government Ministers:

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Hon Jenny Salesa
Minister for Building and Construction

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Hon Phil Twyford
Minister for Urban Development and Economic Development

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Hon Dr Megan Woods
Minister of Housing

Hon Andrew Little
Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety

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Hon Shane Jones
Minister for Infrastructure

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Hon Chris Hipkins
Minister of Education
Minister of State Services
Minister of Health

Accord Steering Group

The Accord Steering Group (ASG) oversees the Accord and is responsible for the delivery of the Transformation Plan and for leading culture change in the sector. The group is made up of leaders from across industry and government. The government perspective on this group is supported by a sub-group of Accord Agency Chief Executives.

 

Peter Reidy(external link) (Co-chair)
Chief Executive
Fletcher Construction

Chris Bunny(external link) (Co-chair)
Deputy Chief Executive, Building, Resources and Markets.
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment - Hīkina Whakatutuki

Graham Burke(external link)
Chair
Construction Industry Council and Vice President of Specialist Trade Contractors Federation

Judi Keith-Brown(external link)
President
New Zealand Institute of Architects – Te Kāhui Whaihanga

Ross Copland(external link)
Chief Executive
Infrastructure Commission – Te Waihanga

Dean Kimpton(external link)
Transformation Director
Construction Sector Accord

Andrew Crisp(external link)
Chief Executive
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

Roger McRae(external link)
Chair
Construction Health and Safety New Zealand

Steve Evans(external link)
Chief Executive
Fletcher Building - Residential and Development

Bill Newson
National Secretary
E tū

Leonie Freeman(external link)
Chief Executive
Property Council New Zealand

Nicole Rosie(external link)
Chief Executive
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

Rick Herd(external link)
Chief Executive Officer
Naylor Love

Janine Stewart(external link)
Partner - Construction
Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Doug Johnson(external link)
Managing Director
Tonkin + Taylor

Steve Webster(external link)
Chief Infrastructure Officer
Watercare

Accord Transformation Delivery Group

The Transformation Delivery Group (TDG) is responsible for leading the design and delivery of the initiatives in the Construction Sector Transformation Plan. The Group brings together leaders with specific sector expertise in each workstream.

Dean Kimpton(external link)
Transformation Director

Transformation Delivery Group Chair

 

Peter Reidy(external link)
Chief Executive - Fletcher Construction

Leadership workstream co-lead

Chris Bunny(external link)
Deputy Chief Executive - MBIE

Leadership workstream co-lead

Bill Newson
National Secretary - E tū

People Development workstream co-lead

Graham Burke(external link)
President - Specialist Trade Contractors Federation

People Development workstream co-lead

Roger McRae(external link)
Chair - Construction Health and Safety New Zealand

Health, Safety and Wellbeing workstream co-lead

Jurgen Link

Jurgen Link(external link)
General Manager Assets and Technology – Fonterra

Health, Safety and Wellbeing workstream co-lead

David Kelly(external link)
Chief Executive - Master Builders

Business Performance workstream co-lead

Rick Herd(external link)
Chief Executive Officer - Naylor Love and member Vertical Construction Leaders Group

Business Performance workstream co-lead

Kevin Lavery(external link)
General Manager Sector Consulting – Society of Local Government Managers (SOLGM)

Regulatory Environment workstream co-lead

John Sneyd(external link)
General Manager, Building System Performance – MBIE

Regulatory Environment workstream co-lead

Duncan Kenderdine(external link)
Executive General Manager Strategy & Development – Downer NZ

Procurement and Risk workstream co-lead

Peter Murray(external link)
General Manager Major Projects and Advisory – Infrastructure Commission

Procurement and Risk workstream co-lead

Andy Cochrane(external link)
Beacons Director – MBIE

Beacon Projects workstream lead

Chelydra Percy(external link)
Chief Executive Officer – BRANZ

Environment workstream lead

Accord Forum

The Accord Forum provides a platform for genuine discussion and consultation with leaders across the wider sector on emerging sector issues, with membership changing as new issues are consulted on. The Forum was first convened to support the sector during and after the COVID-19 lockdown. There is a membership pool of up to 50 senior executives from across industry and government agencies.

In addition to ASG and TDG members, the Forum includes additional representatives from these organisations:

 Heb Construction  Fletcher Building
 Ministry of Health  Engineering New Zealand 
 RCP  KiwiRail
 Crown Infrastructure Partners  Ministry of Education
 Infrastructure New Zealand  Fulton Hogan 
 Mike Greer Commercial  Downer Group
 Kāinga Ora   Aurecon
 Hamilton City Council   Project Unite
 Construction Industry Council  Civil Contractors New Zealand
 Warren and Mahoney  Te Tari Taiwhenua- Department of Internal Affairs
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Accord agencies

Several government agencies that work with the sector as either regulators, clients and/or educators are partners in the programme and have specific responsibilities in the Accord and Transformation Plan.

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Last updated: 09 April 2020