Animesh Panda

Operations Manager

In 2016, Animesh moved to New Zealand to pursue his MBA with a focus in operation and strategic management. Prior to that he had built his career in the software industry after graduating as an Engineer.

Aram Nikpai

Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Aram is a Quantity Surveyor who holds a bachelor in construction management (BCons) from Unitec, and is currently studying to complete his second bachelor in quantity surveying at Massey University.

Ben Critchlow

Senior Engineer, Building Envelopes

After retraining and graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Ben spent 5 years carrying out forensic investigations into a wide variety of large and small scale structures, and working in a variety of sectors including commercial, residential, and heritage.

Ben Marsh

Commercial Director; Kaizon Group Director; Kaizon Building Consultants

Ben is highly a motivated and enthusiastic professional with more than 20 years’ experience in the construction industry, the last 10 yea

Benjamin Vallat

Associate Engineer, Fire Engineering

Benjamin graduated from an M.Sc Fire Safety Engineering at the University of Ulster (Northern Ireland) in 2013 and has now acquired over 5 years experience across a variety of projects such as Industrial Plants, Expert Witness Support, and Tall Buildings.

Claudine Catral


Claudine is a newly qualified Chartered Accountant. She completed a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from The University of Auckland, majoring in Accounting and Taxation.

Danielle Wellacott

Office Administrator

Danielle joined the team in the beginning of 2019. When Danielle started at Kaizon she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do career wise, but since working here it has opened her eyes to a lot of career opportunities that Danielle hadn’t previously considered.

Eunice Dela Cruz

Senior Engineer, Building Envelopes

Eunice Dela Cruz is an experienced Structural Engineer with around 15 years of work experience within the facade engineering industry, prioritising safety, quality and lean project management.

Greg Inman

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Energy & Sustainability

Greg has over fourteen years of experience in the energy and sustainability service sector for major commercial, healthcare, educational and residential buildings.

Gus Fepuleai

Director of Building Consultants

Gus is an experienced practitioner having delivered successful outcomes on projects for over 19 years for clients both in New Zealand and the Pacific.

Hannah Preston

Administration Manager

Hannah joined our team in 2017 as office administrator, she keeps busy with a wide range of administrative tasks including finance, administration, and resourcing. Hannah enjoys her role in the business and has now started studying for her Bachelor of Business (Accountancy).

Jackie Pharo

Finance Manager

Jackie has over 16 years of experience in Finance, obtained within large and/or multinational organisations.

Jonathan Hill

Director of Engineering

Jon has over fourteen years of experience in the design, investigation, and construction contract administration of building enclosure and façade systems for major commercial, healthcare, educational, and residential buildings.

Kevin Raives

Senior Engineer, Building Envelopes

Kevin has nearly six years of experience in the design, investigation, and rehabilitation of building enclosure and façade systems for major commercial, residential, and institutional buildings.

Kieran Hindley

Building Surveyor

Kieran has recently joined the building surveying team as a graduate from the University of Salford with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Building Surveying.

Lucy Adams

Engineer, Building Envelopes

Lucy joined the engineering team in 2019 as a graduate from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering.

Matthew Sanders

Managing Director

Matt’s career includes 25 years within the building and construction industry and has held significant management and leadership roles over this period for a number of large multi-national organisations.

Pratik Rajan

Engineer, Building Envelopes

Pratik obtained a Masters degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Auckland after completing a Diploma and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from overseas.

Russell Hogg

Managing Director, The Fire Guys

Russell has over 20 years of Fire and Security Industry Experience.

Sylvester Pal

Associate Director, Building Consultants

Sylvester has provided high level of quantity surveying services for a substantial number of commercial, residential and industrial facility projects for clients both in New Zealand and in the Pacific Islands.

Vallen Dai

Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Vallen is an experienced quantity surveyor who has delivered quality services to a number of successful residential, commercial and infrastructural projects, both in New Zealand and Asia.